Unemployment Insurance Benefits 101

Across New York advocates report a rise in the number of people seeking representation at UIB hearings. This introductory program will cover the basics: benefit eligibility requirements; sources of law; issues that could affect benefits including misconduct, misrepresentation and voluntary termination; preparing your case and your client, and conducting the hearing.

Date of original presentation: 11/19/2009

Presenters: Phil Barton, Chemung County Neighborhood Legal Services; Jeff Nieznanski, Southern Tier Legal Services; Bethany Hamilton, Legal Assistance of Western New York

Viewing time: 1 hour 46 minutes

CLE Credits: 1.5 Professional Practice, 0.5 Skills

Cost for viewing this training if CLE credit is requested: $60.00 for Not-for-Profit Agencies; $90.00 for Private Practice Attorneys. There is no charge for viewing this training unless CLE credit is requested.

Financial Hardship Policy available upon request. Contact Michelle Peterson, Training Coordinator

Newly admitted attorneys in New York State can not receive CLE credit for online training.

If you are an attorney who is not licensed in New York State and want CLE credit, please check to see if your state allows New York State CLE credits to be applied to your state's CLE requirements.

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