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Department of Labor Grant Opportunity for Promoting Equitable Access to Unemployment Compensation (UC) Programs 

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The Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is providing up to $260 million for grants to states that promote equitable access to UC programs.

This grant opportunity (with a deadline of October 18, 2021) is available to states for activities that include:

  • Eliminating administrative barriers to benefit application;
  • Reducing state workload backlogs;
  • Improving the timeliness of UC payments to eligible individuals; and
  • Ensuring equity in fraud prevention, detection, and recovery activities.

States may use the funds to support innovative strategies and solutions to promote equitable access to UC programs.

The UC program is a vital safety net for unemployed workers. However, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently shared preliminary information suggesting potential racial and ethnic disparities in the receipt of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits in some states during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the most fundamental level, equity within the UC program means the provision of UC payments to eligible workers, regardless of one’s background, in a timely and fair manner, with an application process that is readily accessible to all workers.

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LexisNexis® Risk Solutions can address the uses listed above by providing solutions that ensure equitable access while preventing fraud on the front-end of your systems as well as cleaning up your current backlog. LexisNexis can also provide your agency with investigative solutions that can detect fraud that has occurred and stop fraud before it happens.

LexisNexis has been a trusted partner in the unemployment space for over 20 years and works with 26 states. Why work with multiple service providers who require multiple implementations and contracts when you can contract with a vendor who has been there with you before and will be in the future?

We are ready to support you with this important grant opportunity – please fill out the form and a team member will be in touch shortly!


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