RI Department of Labor and Training

PRESS RELEASE
 

The Department of Labor and Training Is Advising RI Businesses of a No-Cost Event on Oct. 15 That Will Help Equip Them to Spot and Prevent Benefit Fraud

Presenters include officials and representatives from DLT, the RI State Police, the RI Office of the Attorney General and the US Department of Labor’s Office of Labor Racketeering and Fraud Investigations.

October 9, 2014


WHAT:        Employer Education Event: Fighting Unemployment Insurance and Other Benefit Fraud
WHEN:        Wednesday, Oct. 15, 9 a.m.-noon  // CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
WHERE:      Showcase Cinemas, 400 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, RI

 

MEDIA COVERAGE INVITED

“State and federal agencies are pooling our resources and collaborating like never before. We’re rooting out those who misuse UI Trust Fund dollars, prosecuting more cases, recouping overpayments — and getting results,” said DLT Director Charles J. Fogarty. “I encourage business owners and their back office and human resources employees to attend this no-cost event. Preventing overpayments is a tangible step toward ensuring accountability and integrity in the Unemployment Insurance, Temporary Disability Insurance and Workers’ Compensation programs. It’s also a goal that should unite Rhode Island businesses and government.”

 

ABOUT DLT: The RI Department of Labor and Training offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Island’s workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. For more information on the programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders, please call the RI Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov.

 

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