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Farmworker News

Summer 2016 edition Welcome En Español This information was produced by the legal services programs in New England and New York. We are lawyers and paralegals who help farm workers with legal problems. We offer legal advice and representation at no cost to eligible workers. more...

Unemployed Worker Benefits

Unemployment Comp Notices Apply for free skills training now! As of June 2016, the Maine Department of Labor has openings for the Competitive Skills Scholarship Program in 5 counties. This gives Mainers with low incomes a real chance to gain meaningful job skills. It covers most costs for certificate programs and two and four year degrees. It is unclear how long this enrollment period will last. Visit the more...

Beneficios para Trabajadores Desempleados

Información sobre cuales son los beneficios para trabajadores desempleados, como cualificar para los beneficios, y como obtenerlos si usted ha perdido su trabajo. more...

Do I Have to Repay Unemployment Benefits if I’m Overpaid?

What should I do first? What if I get a Notice of Overpayment? What if I cannot appeal? Can anyone ask for a waiver? When should I apply for a waiver? How do I apply for a waiver? more...

How to prepare for an Unemployment Compensation Hearing or Appeal

Learn how to prepare for hearings and appeals if you have been denied unemployment. What are the rules and what evidence is important to present to a hearing officer?  This Lawyers in Libraries presentation was made by David Sherman, Esq. in May 2013. The more...

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