New Jersey has launched a new online unemployment insurance (UI) initial application intended to improve user accessibility.


The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) published a new report stating that legacy IT systems at the Department of Labor (DoL) and state and local governments are an overarching issue within the DoL’s unemployment insurance (UI) program.


The Labor Department (DoL) went public with its latest plans to modernize unemployment insurance (UI) programs that it operates with state government partners, and requested that Congress do its part by funding the plan.

The Department of Labor (DoL) announced new IT modernization plans this week that aim to improve the unemployment insurance (UI) programs launched as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

The Inspector General (IG) at the Department of Labor is warning in a new report about serious equity and security concerns with the use of facial recognition software in unemployment insurance (UI) programs, and says that those concerns need to be addressed immediately.


The Department of Labor (DOL) – which provides funding and assistance to states to run their unemployment insurance (UI) programs – remains in need of a better strategy to help prevent UI fraud in light of large-scale fraud in the program during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has added unemployment insurance (UI) fraud to its list of “high risk” areas for the Federal government, and has tasked the Department of Labor (DOL) – which provides funding and assistance to states to run their UI programs – with finding a fix to the problem.

President Biden’s budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2023 is seeking $3.4 billion for the Labor Department (DoL) to help modernize unemployment insurance (UI) systems run by states and territories – many of which were overwhelmed with demand during the coronavirus pandemic.


Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has selected Flexion to identify and implement technology solutions for modernizing the states’ unemployment insurance (UI) system.

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