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2020 Unemployment Insurance Advocacy Guide

ALERT:   IN LIGHT OF THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY, ASPECTS OF THE UI PROCESS HAVE BEEN MODIFIED.  VISIT https://www.masslegalservices.org/covid-19-and-ui FOR CURRENT INFORMATION.

An Advocate's Guide to Unemployment in Massachusetts 

Written by Monica Halas, Brian Flynn, Greater Boston Legal Services, and Margaret Monsell, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute.

As described for MCLE

This Guide is a must for attorneys, advocates, and self-represented claimants handling unemployment cases. From application and eligibility through appeal, it explains the unemployment insurance process in an easy question-and-answer format, and it includes checklists, resource listings and sample pleadings. The Guide describes the current laws and procedures for appealing adverse decisions, and it also highlights important related topics, such as job training.

A bound copy of this Guide is available for purchase from MCLE ($12.95). You can also download the Guide in PDF format from the masslegalservices website for free. 

2020 Edition


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