BALTIMORE (December 5, 2013) -- The Joint Enforcement Task Force will hold an open meeting on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at
the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, 1100 N. Eutaw Street, 6th floor, Room 600, Baltimore, MD 21201.
Created by Governor O'Malley on July 14, 2009 (Executive Order 01.01.2009.09), the interagency Joint Enforcement Task Force on Workplace Fraud is charged
with coordinating and enhancing state efforts to combat and prevent workplace fraud.
The Task Force is chaired by Leonard J. Howie III, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, and includes staff from the
Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, the Attorney General's Office, the Comptroller's Office, the Insurance Administration, and the Workers'
Compensation Commission. Task Force members share information related to suspected workplace fraud, coordinate enforcement efforts among the different
state agencies and divisions impacted by workplace fraud, and study best practices and enforcement techniques. Task Force members are also working to
increase awareness of the problem of workplace fraud through outreach to business, labor, and community groups.
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