I-Team: Texas Paid Out Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Months After They Were Flagged As FraudSince the start of the pandemic, the TWC has tagged more than 373,000 unemployment claims as suspicious. The CBS 11 I-Team has discovered some claims are being paid out long after they were flagged for fraud.
Texas Workforce Commission Paid Out $506M To Suspicious Claimants, More Steps Taken To Combat Unemployment FraudWhile some fraud cases involve people who say they are unemployed but are actually working, TWC Director Ed Serna said the bigger problem is organized crime from nation states.
'I’ve Given Up Hope': Texas Unemployment System Still Overwhelmed Even As More Return To WorkSince the start of the pandemic, more than 7.3 million Texans have applied for unemployment benefits.
North Texas Man Receives Tax Notice For Unemployment Benefits He Never ReceivedWhile millions of Texans lost their job in 2020, James Darst was not one of them.
Texans Frustrated With Trying To Get Unemployment Benefit Issues FixedWhile new unemployment claims in Texas have ticked upward in recent weeks, many out-of-work Texans said they’re struggling to get through to the Texas Workforce Commission.
Unemployed Texans Must Once Again Search For Work To Keep Benefits For most receiving unemployment benefits, this means recipients will need to prove they’ve done at least three job searches per week in order to remain eligible for benefits.
TWC Identifies, Locks More Than 4,500 Fraudulent Unemployment Claims With Nearly $70M ValuePotential fraud was connected to more than 4,500 unemployment claims in Texas this year.
TWC: Texas Unemployment Rate Continues To Decrease, Over 100,000 Jobs Added In AugustThe unemployment rate in Texas continues to decrease as over 100,000 jobs were added in the state throughout August, the Texas Workforce Commission said Friday.
Extra $300 Per Week For Unemployed Texans Is No MoreThe Lost Wages Assistance program that provided an additional $300 a week to unemployed Texans who qualified, ends with the benefit week ending September 5.
Unemployed Texans Will Receive Added $300 Weekly Benefit For Entire Month Of AugustInitially, Texas had only been approved for enough money to pay for first three weeks of August.
Additional $300 Unemployment Benefit On The Way? Governor Abbott Officially Directs TWC To Apply For Federal FundsGovernor Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Workforce Commission to apply to receive federal unemployment money to help Texans.
Texas Workforce Commission Tweets State Applying For Additional Weekly $300 For Unemployed, Then Deletes TweetA spokesperson told CBS 11, the commission apologizes for the confusion, but the tweet was not supposed to be posted.
Unemployed Texans Still Waiting On State To Apply For Additional $300 BenefitSo far, Gov. Greg Abbott has not said whether Texas will do this.
When Could Unemployed Texans Receive Extra $400?The Texas Workforce Commission is “reviewing the presidential memoranda and will provide additional information as soon as it becomes available.“
46,000 Texans Were Overpaid For Unemployment Benefits, Workforce Commission Wants $32M BackMore than 46,000 Texans are receiving notices that they have been overpaid on their unemployment benefits.