Comments for: LePage administration proposes sweeping unemployment fraud bill

Posted Jan. 27, 2012, at 7:14 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 27, 2012, at 7:57 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Maine would have even tougher penalties and sanctions for unemployment fraud under a proposal by the Department of Labor. Opponents questioned the need for the legislation given the fraud rate in Maine is less than one percent of all unemployment claims. “With the increased claim volumes and …

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