코로나-19 실업수당 관련 궁금증이 있습니까? Unemployment Law Project에서 4월 21일(화) 오후 2시에 진행하는 한국어 웨비나에 참여하신다면, 원하시는 답변을 얻을 수 있습니다. 웨비나는 모든 분들이 입장가능하며, 아래 링크로 참여해 주세요. 4월21일 화요일 오후 2시 아래 링크를 통하여 참여 하실 수 있습니다: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82583676122 Have questions about COVID-19 and unemployment benefits? The Unemployment… Continue reading
¿Tiene preguntas sobre el COVID-19 y los beneficios de desempleo? ¡El Proyecto de la Ley de Desempleo está organizando un seminario web con video en Español el martes, 19 de mayo a las 5 de la tarde! Por favor, venga y aprenda con nosotros mientras hablamos con Danielle Alvarado, Legal… Continue reading
Please join us as we answer questions about how the Coronavirus is affecting unemployment benefits. This webinar is open to the general public. We will be taking questions from participants. Mondays at 12:00 PM PT at https://bit.ly/webinar-ulp Selected recordings of previous webinars: Continue reading
Please allow a moment for this page to load. Thank you for your patience! Listen to the webinar recording here! Please view our webinar where we answered questions about how the Coronavirus is affecting unemployment benefits. This webinar was open to the general public. Continue reading
Let’s have a [virtual] get together! Join us for a virtual happy hour as we raise money to advocate for those left unemployed by COVID-19. Featuring a live musical performance by Whitney Mongé! STREAM LIVE at bit.ly/ulp-virtual. Continue reading
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The Unemployment Law Project provides free legal representation, advice, and counsel to people in Washington State who have been denied unemployment benefits or whose award of benefits is being challenged.
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Since its founding, ULP has advocated not only for individual clients, but for protecting and strengthening the employment security rights of the more than four million current and future workers now living in Washington State. Rocky economic conditions, recessions, budget battles, and anti-worker politics can undercut or chip away at those rights. In addition, just ahead lie nationwide structural changes in employment—because of globalization, robotics, and the gig economy—that will pose even greater challenges to employment security. Continue reading
I joined the practice of law to provide services for the powerless. I never want to go back to the grind of the cubicle life where my talents and passions were washed away with each passing day. This position at the Unemployment Law Project has rekindled the fire in my soul. I would be fortunate to be allowed to continue this fellowship or find a similar position elsewhere. It has been an honor and privilege to serve alongside attorneys who live for an opportunity to serve their community. Continue reading
It was deep into my pre-hearing conference with a client that the reality of the language barriers she faced emerged as a fully formed picture. She had signed documents alleging facts that she disputed because she was unable to read English. Her supervisor had a job termination meeting with her where she was asked if she understood the allegations against her; she replied ‘yes’ because she was embarrassed that she did not understand the words that her supervisor used. While my client had an interpreter to understand her administrative hearing, she was rightfully frustrated by her job separation and the unemployment insurance process. Neither proceeding had been inclusive or accommodating. Continue reading