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April 6, 2020
Got questions on unemployment insurance? Check out this podcast I just recorded with Gabrielle Carteris, the President of SAG-AFTRA (the screen actors’ union), about the Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits are available under the recently-passed CARES Act. We go through the basics of UI and then concentrate particularly on those industries where it’s common for people to have a lot of different jobs, including people who have both W2 and 1099 jobs with fair frequency.
November 26, 2014
This piece was written by Kelly D., a mom who supports her family as a retail worker. I don't judge you if you shop on Thanksgiving. Some people rely on the "deals" and are able to rock the loss-leaders so that they are able to buy gifts for those they love that they wouldn't be able to afford otherwise. But .... *Don't assume that the retail associates you encounter volunteered to be there, or that they didn't have anywhere they would rather be. (The vast majority are there because they have to, either because they don't get paid holidays, or need the money desperately to afford their own...
February 18, 2009
Congratulations Moms! Thanks to your help, working mothers and women are going to have better odds of being able to collect unemployment compensation when they lose their jobs.
December 15, 2008
by Judy Conti, National Employment Law Project Today’s employment crisis is having a devastating impact on workers from all walks of life, but especially those mothers taking care of their families while also struggling to cope with the loss of their job.