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Some ethnic groups waited longer for unemployment assistance in Oregon, audit says

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Asian Oregonians waited more than two weeks longer than some others for unemployment assistance during the pandemic, auditors found.

Multiple state employment sites down after cyberattack on Geographic Solutions Inc.

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A cyberattack against Geographic Solutions Inc. has taken several state unemployment and workforce sites offline.

Kansas to scrap disco-era unemployment mainframe for cloud system

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The state's unemployment system, built in the 1970s, will finally be replaced in a long-delayed modernization effort, Gov. Laura Kelly said.

Colorado paid $100M in fraudulent insurance claims during pandemic, audit finds

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The state's legacy unemployment system wasn't capable of running modern fraud detection programs during much of the pandemic, a new audit found.

State IT officials say they're getting 'fair share' of relief funds

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Equipping remote workforces, improving network security and expanding broadband are among the top uses of the funding so far.

Pennsylvania settles lawsuit with IBM over scuttled unemployment system

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The state ended a lawsuit against the computing giant over a never-finished unemployment upgrade that went $60 million over budget.

Google's AI helped Wisconsin clear unemployment backlog

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Officials said the company's machine learning tech helped clear 770,000 applications and screen for fraud.

Breach of Florida unemployment site affects nearly 58,000 accounts, state says

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State officials said malicious actors may have accessed the personal information, including bank account numbers, of people who filed for unemployment payments.

Virginia unemployment call centers look worse than at pandemic's peak, auditor said

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Upgrades to the Virginia unemployment agency's IT systems and call center are facing significant challenges, an auditor said.

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