If Congress passes new legislation offering COVID-19 relief, people who received $300 payments from the Lost Wages Assistance program may need to return it if the payments overlap.
State officials are working with the U.S. Attorney's Office and the U.S. Department of Labor to see if similar schemes are happening in other states.
Even after receiving initial unemployment claims, some states have been slow in sending out financial assistance.
The deputy secretary and wage and hour administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor defend the Department's coronavirus response.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the national unemployment rate had risen to 14.7 percent.
"I don't want to sugarcoat any of this because it's so difficult. I don't think the numbers are going to turn up in the next few weeks," Larry Kudlow cautioned.
More than 20 million Americans lost their jobs in the last month, and unemployment among African-Americans has hit 16.7 percent.
"At the high end, we will have returned to a level of employment last experienced in the mid-1990s," economist Elise Gould wrote.
In the past five weeks, 26.4 million people have filed for unemployment nationwide due to the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
One expert even called the rules "criminally narrow" and argued that they will "greatly undermine the effectiveness of the system."
Over 75 percent of the 25,000 workplace assaults reported annually in the United States took place in hospitals and other health care and social services settings, according to data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Late last month Trump said that Jewish people who voted for Democrats (that's the vast majority of Jewish people in the U.S.) were being disloyal, bringing up the common anti-Semitic trope of dual loyalty.
Schools and most businesses in the United States will be closed on Monday, September 2 for the public holiday.
Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, "is a renowned labor, employment, and regulatory lawyer," according to the White House.
"Today's proposed rule helps to ensure the civil rights of religious employers are protected," the acting Labor Secretary said.
Construction firms are optimistic there will be a boom in new projects in 2018, but they could be hard pressed to find applicants for construction jobs.
The U.S. Labor Department has indicated it will broaden the number of occupations that can drug test for unemployment.
Acosta, a former member of the National Labor Relations Board and dean of the Florida International University College of Law in Miami, was nominated as labor secretary by Trump in mid-February.
The veteran prosecutor would be the first Hispanic in Trump's Cabinet.
Charges of spousal abuse dogged the hamburger mogul
Critics have also cited the corporation's treatment of both its mid-level managers and store employees during Puzder's tenure as CEO.
During Puzder's tenure as CEO, Carl's Jr. and Hardee's have faced more federal employment discrimination suits than any other major U.S. hamburger chain.
If confirmed, the fast-food executive is expected to oppose minimum wage increases and regulations aimed at worker safety.
Salaried workers making up to $47,476 annually must receive overtime for hours past 40 per week; prior salary cutoff was $23,660.
The unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage, the lowest since April 2008.