Unemployment Insurance Advocacy Project

April 4, 2017
Federal law is slow in minimizing the gender wage gap.  However, on a state-level and societal level we can bring about change and minimize, ultimately eliminate the gender wage gap.  ... Read more
March 17, 2017
"President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget eliminates funding for the Legal Services Corp. In his first budget proposal released Thursday, Trump is cutting discretionary spending to pay for an increase in defense spending and the wall on the Mexican border..."... Read more
March 8, 2017
The United Nations’ 2017 focuses on “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”.... Read more
March 8, 2017
State Street Global Advisors Calls on 3,500 Companies Representing More Than $30 Trillion in Market Capitalization to Increase Number of Women on Corporate Boards... Read more
January 11, 2017
The minimum wage increased on December 31, 2016:  ... Read more
November 10, 2016
How do working parents juggle it all?  ... Read more
June 8, 2016
The United States Department of Labor (USDOL) recently announced changes to overtime rules in more than 40 years for white-collar employees. Read more about the new salary threshold and its impact on overtime pay.... Read more
May 27, 2016
Learn more about the new laws in New York that make it unlawful for employers to discriminate based on familial status or caregiver status.... Read more
November 11, 2015
Here's a great video from the New York State Department of Labor for claimants and new attorneys learning how to prepare for an unemployment insurance benefits hearing. Read more