Unemployment Insurance Advocacy Project

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
October 19, 2015
Hello everyone! I wanted to let you know that I started as the new Director of VOLS’ Unemployment Insurance Advocacy Project this week.... Read more
November 28, 2014
Working with VOLS' Unemployment Insurance Advocacy Project, a team at Paul, Weiss, including litigation partner David Brown, won unemployment benefits for a pro bono client.... Read more
July 30, 2014
"Arguing this case was by far the most rewarding (an... Read more
July 25, 2014
VOLS thanks our two law student summer interns and wishes them well! Jocelyn Valenzuela is working with Elizabeta Markuci on the Immigration Project and Tess Keppler worked with Dave Fillingame on the Unemployment Insurance Advocacy Project. Get to know them below:... Read more
April 16, 2014
In 2013, while Congress debated extending federal unemployment benefits, VOLS' Unemployment Insurance Advocacy Project was busy winning unemployment benefits for low-income New Yorkers.... Read more