Employment

The head of the New Orleans legal aid office says calls for help from people who have lost their jobs have increased more than 600 percent. They are also being deluged with hundreds of calls from...
As employees are returning to their jobs during the state's first phase of reopening the economy following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, many are wondering if they can be ordered back to...
ABC15's Rebound Arizona team took viewer questions to unemployment attorneys Nina Targovnik and Amanda Caldwell, with Community Legal Services of Arizona. Watch here.
As Texas reopens, most workers who cannot work remotely are understandably worried about their health and safety. Some do not know whether it’s better to stay home for the health of their families,...
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Texas continues to rise, and the state continues to open up, some workers across the state are worried and wonder if they’ll be protected in the future. Kathryn...
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy held a press briefing Thursday morning. Lillian M. Moy, Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, joined the briefing to discuss her...
Iowa Workforce Development Director Beth Townsend said failing to return to work when an employer asks could be seen as voluntarily quiting and Iowans risk losing their unemployment benefits. "We do...
In response to COVID-19 challenges, Legal Services Alabama expanded the capacity of its statewide call center and created a disaster relief hotline. At the same time, LSA has created daily Facebook...
Legal Aid of Arkansas is seeing a big increase in the number of people trying to navigate the state’s system for help with unemployment, food, and health benefits. “Folks are wondering how to survive...
More people filed for food stamps in Missouri in March as job losses mounted and the state intensified its response to the new coronavirus pandemic. A St. Louis-based legal aid attorney who helps...

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