New Jersey Legislators To Withhold Payment From State Vendors That Owe Unemployment Contributions

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On February 27, 2014, the chair of the state Senate Labor Committee proposed a bill that would withhold payments by the state to vendors that are delinquent in their unemployment insurance contributions. The bill was introduced in response to a recent audit finding that the state’s vendors owe at least $36.7 million in unemployment insurance contributions as of last June. 

Note: This article was published in the March 2014 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority.

Topics:  Unemployment Benefits, Vendors

Published In: Government Contracting Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

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