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Webinar Training for Handling Unemployment Compensation Claims
Webinar Training for Handling Unemployment Compensation Claims


When: Thursday, April 2, 2020
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom
United States
Khadijah Vasser

Phone: 804-644-0041 x 120

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Online registration is closed.

The Zoom training will be limited to 100 attendees. A recorded version will be available after. Click here to receive updates on when the recorded online training is available. 

Please click the register button to be added to the webinar waitlist.

Volunteer attorneys will soon be needed to help represent claimants with their unemployment compensation claims as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you are interested in providing pro bono services to claimants seeking unemployment compensation with the Virginia Employment Commission, the VBA Young Lawyers Division invites you to attend this Training for Handling Unemployment Compensation Claims. The training is being presented by the VBA YLD in partnership with the Virginia Poverty Law Center, Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Legal Services of Northern Virginia, and the other Virginia legal aid offices.

RSVP with the link above.

The live training will be held via Zoom on April 2 at 2 p.m. After you register, the zoom call-in information will be provided on the registration confirmation page. A recorded version will be made available afterward.

MCLE: 2.0 Approved

Presented by Martin Wegbreit, Director of Litigation, Central Virginia Legal Aid Society - Richmond

Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stability (or CARES) Act, expanded unemployment compensation is one the two major sources of financial help and economic stability to cope with the COVID-19 crisis.  This two hour session covers the basics of Virginia unemployment compensation procedural and substantive law, with special emphasis on the rapid changes allowing benefits to more workers, quicker payment of benefits, larger weekly benefits, and benefits paid for long time periods.  

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