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Legal Project Work: The Solution to the Law Graduate Unemployment Crisis

Lawyer Exchange: “Market disruptors have become an economical sleeping giant – just ask taxi companies how they feel about ride sharing services! When it comes to the legal industry, though, innovation has had trouble gaining traction due to rigid business … Continue reading

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Processing an application for unemployment insurance benefits

Processing an application for unemployment insurance benefitsMatter of Weinstein (City of New York Dept. of Citywide Admin. Servs.–Commr. of Labor), 2018 NY Slip Op 03576, Appellate Division, Third DepartmentGuidelines applied by the NYS Department of Labor in determining if a … Continue reading

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Misreading the Hearing Date Notice is Not Good Cause for Appeal of Unemployment Benefits

The Appellate Division has denied an individual from proceeding with her unemployment appeal as a result of failing to appear for the scheduled Appeal Hearing.  In the matter of Boone v. Board of Review, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, … Continue reading

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Unemployment Benefits for Job Switchers- the New Jersey Supreme Court Will Now Weigh In

In McClain v Board of Review, Patricia McClain had been a teacher at the Learning Edge Academy, in Galloway Township. On Oct. 12, 2015, she accepted an offer to teach at another school, in Egg Harbor, to start within seven … Continue reading

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Wages are flat because unemployment IS so low

The New York Times had a feature on February 2nd on why wages continue to lag despite the extremely low unemployment rates at the moment. There is a basic presumption in this article that is no longer valid, however: namely … Continue reading

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