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WVa Public Employees Insurance Agency exec director retiring

Sep. 30, 2021 04:09 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The executive director of the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency is retiring at the end of October. Ted Cheatham announced his plans to retire effective Oct. 29. Cheatham was appointed in 2006 to oversee the...

Michigan House panel criticizes state unemployment agency

Sep. 09, 2021 12:48 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans in the Michigan House Oversight committee criticized the state's Unemployment Insurance Agency acting director on Thursday, asking her to address how the agency has failed residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mass unemployment spread...

Former state worker pleads guilty to unemployment fraud

Aug. 31, 2021 09:09 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former employee of the Massachusetts state agency that oversees unemployment insurance benefits has pleaded guilty to using her position to fraudulently try to obtain federal COVID-19 relief funds for herself and her husband, federal prosecutors said. ...

White House lauds end to Aon-Willis deal in antitrust push

Jul. 27, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

The White house on Tuesday lauded the termination of a proposed $30 billion tie-up between Aon and Willis Towers Watson that would have created the largest insurance broker in the world. Last month, the Justice Department sued to block the all-stock deal, saying that it...