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Pandemic hardship is about to get a lot worse for millions of out-of-work Americans purpose

Sep. 7, 2021 1:46 pm

Pandemic hardship is about to get a lot worse for millions of out-of-work Americans

Nearly a third of those currently unemployed come from three sectors of the economy: health care and social assistance; accommodation and food services; and retail trade.
Letters to our ancestors purpose

Aug. 31, 2021 2:45 pm

Letters to our ancestors

In this guest column, the three coauthors of the recent report "How the Pandemic Response Has Failed Young People" write letters to themselves from their descendants, imagining a future transformed by youth-empowering policies.
How the pandemic response has failed young people: Unemployment, caregiving and education purpose

Aug. 30, 2021 1:00 pm

How the pandemic response has failed young people: Unemployment, caregiving and education

"For young people like myself, we did not have a safety net, we were the safety net," says Madison Nardy, a member the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services, and a coauthor of its recently released report.
New report calls for youth-centric approaches to policy purpose

Aug. 25, 2021 1:52 pm

New report calls for youth-centric approaches to policy

"How the Pandemic Response Has Failed Young People and What We Need to Thrive" was co-written and researched by three members of the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services.
New unemployment system issues? Philadelphia Legal Assistance offers help purpose

Jul. 7, 2021 9:00 am

New unemployment system issues? Philadelphia Legal Assistance offers help

The state replaced a more than 40-year-old unemployment filing system last month. The new one enables weekly filing, along with other upgrades, and there are resources available to help you learn how to navigate it.
What does the new stimulus bill mean for unemployed Pennsylvanians? purpose

Mar. 12, 2021 11:00 am

What does the new stimulus bill mean for unemployed Pennsylvanians?

Philadelphia Legal Assistance's Julia Simon-Mishel says the $300 supplement is essential to providing workers with stability as they wait for the economy to rebound and for jobs to return.
Here’s how gig workers can file for unemployment benefits and get the extra $300 method

Jan. 27, 2021 6:59 am

Here’s how gig workers can file for unemployment benefits and get the extra $300

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance — commonly known as PUA — has returned, after the CARES Act program had expired at the end of December.
Here’s an up-to-date guide to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and other benefits in PA purpose

Sep. 11, 2020 1:22 pm

Here’s an up-to-date guide to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and other benefits in PA

Julia Simon-Mishel, of Philadelphia Legal Assistance's unemployment compensation division, has more advice on how gig workers can apply for benefits during COVID-19.
Former and current Penn students launch ‘I Lost My Job To Coronavirus’ website purpose

Jun. 29, 2020 12:54 pm

Former and current Penn students launch ‘I Lost My Job To Coronavirus’ website

Since April, the free platform has allowed folks to apply for jobs, track unemployment numbers and connect with other people who are unemployed due to the pandemic.
12 answers to questions self-employed and gig workers have about PA’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance purpose

May 14, 2020 8:00 am

12 answers to questions self-employed and gig workers have about PA’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Generocity contributor Alyssa Biederman gets all the crucial information from Julia Simon-Mishel of Philadelphia Legal Assistance.

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