ACLU sues R.I. over frozen unemployment benefits

Updated at 5:43 p.m.

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has filed a class-action lawsuit against the R.I. Department of Labor and Training in U.S. District Court over frozen unemployment insurance payments, the organization announced on Wednesday. The DLT had previously frozen payments to certain individuals following a federal investigation into unemployment insurance fraud. The…

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