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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.
Explore unemployment rates in Philly neighborhoods using this tool method

Oct. 13, 2016 12:51 pm

Explore unemployment rates in Philly neighborhoods using this tool

It's currently in beta, but National Equity Atlas' new map allows users to compare unemployment rates in neighborhoods across the country by race and ethnicity.
Jim Kenney, take note of how these 3 mayors solved their cities’ biggest problems method

Aug. 1, 2016 11:25 am

Jim Kenney, take note of how these 3 mayors solved their cities’ biggest problems

John Fetterman, Alex Torpey and Lovely Warren discussed how they curbed the most pressing problems in their communities at a recent panel about innovation in local government.
The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why results

Mar. 16, 2016 12:35 pm

The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why

Ban the Box is a big step in the right direction, but there's still lots of work to be done.
Why food deserts require more than just supermarkets method

Feb. 29, 2016 9:33 am

Why food deserts require more than just supermarkets

They're also education, healthcare and employment deserts. UpLift Solutions takes a holistic approach to alleviating distress in those communities.
West Philly Job Training Program Set to Grow method

Jun. 30, 2014 12:53 pm

West Philly Job Training Program Set to Grow

Two years ago, after being laid off from his job as a court reporter, 24-year-old Michael Benson was brooding in his Overbrook kitchen when his mother called — she had heard about a new program connecting neighborhood residents to local jobs — the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative. Benson applied and was accepted into the program, […]

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