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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.
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Did you miss our June 17 webinar on citizens’ rights while protesting, featuring Nikkita Oliver and the National Lawyers Guild? No worries! We created an infographic with some of the most important information on it! Please note, this infographic is not intended to be legal advice. Continue reading
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
View recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69M28vEAcVw Join the Unemployment Law Project, Nikkita Oliver, the National Lawyers Guild, and more for this educational webinar. We will provide an overview of protestor’s rights for folks in Washington State and have a brief Q&A. This webinar is free to attend and will be recorded for… Continue reading
On June 5, 2020, the Sheridan Law Firm in Seattle, WA filed a petition for a writ of mandamus with the Supreme Court of the State of Washington. The writ asks the Court to compel the Employment Security Department (ESD) to process unemployment benefit claims and make claim payments to… Continue reading
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
During this time of deep uncertainty with COVID-19, the amount of unemployment claims has increased throughout WA State. Are you considering filing or have filed for unemployment and have some questions? And just what is going on with the fraudulent unemployment situation that is occurring in WA State. Join in… Continue reading
This webinar is for any LGBTQ+ worker whose job has been impacted by COVID-19 and seeks information about unemployment benefits. Join us if you work for a private business, you are an independent contractor, or you are not sure if your employment is eligible for benefits. We will cover how… Continue reading
This webinar is for any Native American worker whose job has been impacted by COVID-19 and seeks information about unemployment benefits. Join us if you work for tribal government, tribal enterprise, private business or you are an independent contractor and: you have been laid off; your hours have been reduced; you… Continue reading
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
Please join the Unemployment Law Project for a virtual night of music, featuring performances from artists Chuck Jacot (Cello), Jennifer Hammill (Piano), and Tom & Virginia Dziekonski (Violin & Cello). The ULP will be raising funds to meet the surge in need for unemployment legal assistance in the wake of… Continue reading