Unemployment Law Project

Join us for a live webinar at noon on Monday, September 21, as we answer your questions about COVID-19 and unemployment benefits. You can also view recordings of our past webinars here.

Employment affected by COVID-19? Learn more.

Our Services

We help individuals challenge the denial of unemployment benefits in two ways, through direct representation and our telephone helpline.

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Representation

An Unemployment Law Project representative will help provide focus and direction during the hearing and ensure that your voice is heard.

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Telephone Helpline

Questions about your situation? Please use our telephone helpline. Our staff give free advice on an appointment basis about unemployment benefits.

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Filing weekly claims but not yet receiving benefits? Spending hours on hold with ESD? Contact your legislators to tell them about your experiences. Help our politicians make changes to our unemployment system. TAKE ACTION – CLICK HERE!

About Unemployment Law Project

The Unemployment Law Project provides low-cost representation and free advice and counsel to people in Washington State who have been denied unemployment benefits or whose award of benefits is being challenged.

With offices in Seattle and Spokane, Washington, we offer our services to anyone with a Washington State claim. Learn More »

Donations

Donations make up about one-third of our annual budget. We absolutely rely on the generosity of individuals like you who support our work. Please consider making a donation today.

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Volunteer

We rely on the assistance of volunteers for an array of tasks, from clerical tasks to representation of claimants at administrative hearings. We provide training and on-going supervision. 

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Brew Review OnVine

Buy tickets here! This year, we’re taking Brew Review, our annual beer tasting fundraiser, “onvine”! Save the date for Thursday, October 8, at 6PM for an event you won’t want to miss. This year’s Brew Review will feature beer and wine beverage delivery options and music by Tom and Jacob… Continue reading

Pro Bono Volunteer Attorney Training

Join us June 25, 12 to 2:30, to train as a pro bono volunteer attorney for the Unemployment Law Project! Learn more below! Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Tk3JPnQeR8inPrphiUH4wQ To all Washington attorneys: Interested in a volunteer opportunity that provides litigation experience and lets you use your skills to help jobless workers? If… Continue reading

Black Lives Matter

The Unemployment Law Project unequivocally supports the Black community and the Black Lives Matter movement. The senseless murders and brutalization of the Black community through police violence is a direct consequence of systemic racism and white supremacy that cannot continue. We mourn the loss of George Floyd, Charleena Lyles, Breonna… Continue reading

[Chinese] Webinar: COVID-19 and Unemployment Benefits

对COVID-19和失业救济金有疑问吗? 失业法项目(Unemployment Law Project) 将于5月14日(星期四)下午5点以中文举办视频网络研讨会! 请加入我们,我们将实时回答您的所有问题。 该网络研讨会将向公众开放,可以在此处加入:https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uoKDFoEqQYa4hzdiwPunEQ Have questions about COVID-19 and unemployment benefits? The Unemployment Law Project is hosting a video webinar in Mandarin Chinese on Thursday, May 14 at 5pm! Brought to you by Unemployment Law Project. Please join us as we answer all your questions live. This… Continue reading