Tag: unemployment

Basic Services, Civil Service

Unemployment fraud possibly topped $1 billion in 2020, Washington state auditor says

April 14, 2021

Via: StateScoop

The amount of fraudulent unemployment insurance claims paid out by the State of Washington last year was likely far higher than the $647 million identified by state officials, and possibly as great as $1.1 billion, according to reports published Tuesday […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Cleveland Produce Distributor Fights Food Waste, Insecurity in Nation’s Poorest Big City

October 2, 2020

Via: Waste360

Cleveland, Ohio is a quintessential Rust Belt city known for its blue-collar base. The pandemic has hit the city particularly hard. Residents wait in long lines at local farmer’s markets, using assistance for fresh vegetables and produce. Restaurants and retailers […]