unemployement

Exodus of Idaho Workers
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell slightly to 7.4 percent in August, in part because fewer people are looking for work. Idaho lost 2,600 workers from its labor force between July and August and more than 5,500 over the summer — the largest three-…
Millions Lost to Fraudulent Unemployment Benefits
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho employers facing high unemployment insurance costs can, in part, blame those who get fraudulent benefits. Getting that money back can often prove fruitless. The Idaho Department of Labor has clawed back some $24.8 million since 2007, but more than $20 million is still…