Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The Cost of Omission

Just as an act of commission can result in harm, an act of omission can do the same. For example, if you pull out in front of a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed, you are likely to cause an accident for...

Engineering Illegal Benefits

In general, engineers develop solutions for technical problems. Their job is to make things better, not cause more problems. The New Hampshire Union Leader tells the story of a man who tried to engineer a scheme to steal one month's worth of unemployment insurance...

Coaching Benefit Applicants to Quit Jobs to Receive Benefits

Sometimes unemployment really is all it's cracked up to be. The PostChronicle.com reports that the Morris County Office of Temporary Assistance in New Jersey has been ''allegedly giving handouts to people who don't need assistance.'' The two anonymous sources that the PostChronicle.com...

Poster Child

The only thing worse than being prosecuted for fraud is becoming the poster child for fraud. That is the case for a Fitchburg, Massachusetts man who tried to get away with more than $8,000 in unemployment benefits he did not deserve. The New Hampshire Department...

Making Things Right

To qualify for unemployment benefits, there are a few requirements to be met and some pretty straightforward rules to be followed. For example, a person must be completely unemployed or working less than full-time hours to qualify for unemployment benefits. Also, applicants who are...
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