Employment insurance is a vital safety net for the unemployed across North America, yet some take advantage of the system. Recent headlines have made much of a recent report from the US Department of Labor that 11 percent of all unemployment benefits were overpaid between 2009-11. But new research demonstrates that uncollected benefits represent a much larger dollar figure than overpayments.

Source: Unemployment benefits not sought by jobless

David Cottle

UBB Owner & Administrator