Unemployment Insurance Advocacy Project

May 19, 2017
Christine Isaacs is a Pro Bono Scholar with our Unemployment Project. She is originally from Toronto, Canada but moved to New York to attend Maurice A. Dean School of Law at Hofstra University.... Read more
May 8, 2017
Goodbye to unlawful and discriminatory practices of employers inquiring about a job applicants salary history to determine their salary amount during the hiring process.... Read more
May 1, 2017
Rene Alexander "Alex" Acosta (born January 16, 1969) is an attorney, dean, and politician who is the 27th and current United States Secretary of Labor.  ... Read more
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