Know Your Rights with Unemployment Benefits

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 7:45pm

Know Your Rights with Unemployment Benefits:

Join William J. McNamara, a staff attorney at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley for a presentation about knowing and understanding your rights when it comes to unemployment benefits. Hosted on Zoom; free and open to all.

This presentation will cover the basics of unemployment compensation. Topics to be discussed will include eligibility for benefits, benefit amounts, and their duration. The application process will be reviewed, touching upon the most common reasons for denial of benefits. How to request determination hearings will be outlined, including hearing procedures and the appeals process. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers.

This program is a collaboration between The Field Library of Peekskill and the Putnam County Libraries Association. This talk was arranged and will be facilitated by the Desmond-Fish Public Library of Garrison.

This is the first in a series of events curated by the Putnam and Upper Westchester County Libraries. They have teamed up to share their events with everyone in our broader community. 

Register here:

* Please note that registration for this program will be handled by the Desmond-Fish Public Library


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