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Welcome to the Employment Practice Area section. This section includes materials of interest to those who practice employment law or handle unemployment hearings.

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10/05/2017 - Disaster Unemployment Assistance, U.S. Department of Labor
The Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program provides unemployment benefits to individuals who have become unemployed as a... Read more
09/20/2017 - Michael Hollander, Community Legal Services
Michael Hollander of Community Legal Services created a terrific tool that makes sense of the UI data that DOL releases.  The UI-... Read more
02/24/2011 - Board of Review (BOR)
The Board of Review has held that a claimant was in “total unemployment” under G.L. c. 151A, § 1(4) when he was... Read more
04/04/2012 - BOR (Board of Review)
Where the claimant fails to notify the employer of her particular personal reason for leaving and where disclosure would not enable the... Read more

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