Washington Employment Security Department http://kplu.org en State nabbing innocent job seekers in unempoyment crackdown? http://kplu.org/post/state-nabbing-innocent-job-seekers-unempoyment-crackdown <p>Recently, Washington&#39;s Employment Security Department sent out a news release announcing it had identified 9,000 people in 2010 who were not actively seeking work. The state said the individuals would have to pay back $23 million in benefits.</p><p>But those <a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/default/article/9-000-people-busted-for-not-seeking-work-while-on-1403424.php">claims of jobless benefit fraud </a>may be overstated. Fri, 29 Jul 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Paula Wissel 2166 at http://kplu.org State nabbing innocent job seekers in unempoyment crackdown?