State admits error in calculating interest for unemployment benefits under appeal

Mark Hayward, The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester
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May 5—In another problem with its administration of unemployment benefits, the state sent out "rogue notices" incorrectly warning that interest is accumulating on overpayment cases that are under appeal.

Lawyers representing the state Department of Employment Security admitted the error during a hearing on a case brought by Claude Pottier, 67, of Rye, who has sued over efforts by the state to collect jobless benefits it says he did not deserve.

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