RELEASE: NASWA Recognizes Employers and Agencies Dedicated to Eliminating UI Fraud and Waste


Apr 12, 2018

For Immediate Release

Media Contact:

Michelle Marshel

Director of External Affairs

Phone: 202-434-8024

Email: mmarshel@naswa.org

 

NASWA Recognizes Employers and Agencies Dedicated to Eliminating UI Fraud and Waste

WASHINGTON – Recently at the National Association of State Workforce Agencies' (NASWA) 2018 Unemployment Insurance (UI) Integrity and UI State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) symposium in Houston, several employers, Third-Party-Administrators (TPA’s), and agencies were recognized for their dedication to reducing fraud and waste in the UI system by their commitment to utilizing SIDES for UI benefit claims.

SIDES facilitates the electronic exchange of UI benefit claim information between employers, TPA’s, and agencies to ensure the relevant information is transferred quickly, accurately, and securely to reduce fraud and waste in the system.

Those recognized for their efforts are as follows:

Employers and TPA’s Recognized for Dedication to UI Integrity by their Commitment to Utilizing SIDES:

  • Arizona Labor Force
  • Barnett Associates
  • Dunn Corporate Resources
  • NSN Employer Services, Inc.
  • Personnel Planners

Agencies Recognized for Dedication to UI Integrity by their Commitment to Utilizing SIDES:

  • Arizona Department of Economic Security
  • Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
  • Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
  • Indiana Department of Workforce Development
  • Nebraska Department of Labor
  • Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation
  • Utah Department of Workforce Services

 

“The commitment and dedication to UI integrity and reducing fraud and waste in the system by these employers and agencies cannot be understated,” said Scott B. Sanders, Executive Director of NASWA. “UI integrity and safeguarding taxpayer dollars for those who are legitimately in need is everyone’s business and these employers and agencies have definitely taken that mission to heart.”

For more information about NASWA’s 2018 Unemployment Insurance Integrity and SIDES Symposium, visit NASWA.org.

                                               

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The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) is the national organization representing all 50 state workforce agencies, D.C. and U.S. territories. These agencies deliver training, employment, career, and business services, in addition to administering the unemployment insurance, veteran reemployment, and labor market information programs. NASWA provides policy expertise, shares promising state practices, and promotes state innovation and leadership in workforce development.

 

PHOTO OF AWARDEES

 

(Left to Right, Front to Back) Nellie Spengler -Nebraska Department of Labor, Yasir Anwar - Unemployment Services for You, Jim Sorensen & Melissa Moore - Arizona Department of Economic Security, Nancy Gravina - Barnett Associates, Julianne Whitney - Utah Department of Workforce Services, Janey Watkins-Sondrini - Indiana Department of Workforce Development, (Back) Jeff Fitzgerald - Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Scott Kennedy - Nevada Department of Employment and Training Rehabilitation, Ofer Eckstein - Personnel Planners, Edward John - Dunn Corporate Resources, Kate Shelby - Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Kevin Burt & Jolynne Badme - Utah Department of Workforce Services

 

 

 




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