52. Unemployment Insurance

113 DOS 94 Matter of Carroll - DOS has jurisdiction to determine fraud or fraudulent practice or untrustworthiness and incompetence as to activity which could be violation of other law, such as Labor Law; no jurisdiction of respondent who was unlicensed when alleged unlawful acts occurred and not licensed when notice of hearing and complaint served; DOS fails to prove fraud or misrepresentation in disclosure notices; failure to prove time correlation of work as salesperson and collection of unemployment insurance; failure to prove false statement to collect unemployment insurance; fraudulent practice doesn't require intent; General Business Law §349(a) deceptive act or practice; failure of proof of violation of RPL §443(e)(5) 
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