Unemployment

  • Filing an Unemployment Claim
  • Explanation of the CARES Act regarding unemployment
  • If unemployment claim is denied, volunteer legal services may be available
  • Unemployment and Paid Leave Legal Help Line (800) 724-0490 ext. 5827
    • People in New York who have lost their job or who are seeking Emergency Paid Sick and Family and Medical Leave in response to the COVID-19 crisis can now call to be connected with an attorney
      • answer questions about the new Pandemic Employment Assistance program
      • answer questions about the new federal and paid leave programs for low income working families and individuals
      • and seek to assist unemployed workers in obtaining expanded unemployment benefits