State organizations are often confusing labyrinths – and difficult for laymen and even policy wonks to clearly understand – but in the case of Oregon state government IT functions the line of responsibility is clear with state Chief Information Officer (CIO) Terrence Woods reporting directly into Gov. Tina Koteck as a member of her cabinet.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is estimating that unemployment insurance fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic reached a range of $100 billion to $135 billion – way up from the $60 billion the watchdog agency previously estimated earlier this year.
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) has awarded more than $685,000 in a fourth round of funding to support digital literacy programs across the state to help job seekers improve their digital literacy skills and successfully find, obtain, and maintain employment.
The Labor Department (DoL) estimated this week that the overpayment rate for its Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program reached 17 percent between March 2020 and September 2021 as the coronavirus pandemic gripped the nation.
The Department of Labor (DoL) is rolling out a new plan to deploy its remaining unemployment insurance (UI) modernization funding to strengthen state UI systems and prevent fraud after Congress slashed the program’s funding in June.
Burlington County, N.J., has installed new technology in several government buildings to make meeting rooms and offices more inclusive and accessible to residents who are hard of hearing or hearing impaired.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has selected Aurigo Software for a multiyear contract that will help the department to streamline and modernize the state’s transportation planning process.
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 Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) announced that it has selected Everlaw, a cloud-native investigation and litigation platform, for a multi-year standardized contract to transform the commonwealth’s legal technology.