Legal Aid Society


LAS Answers Your Unemployment Questions

The Legal Aid Society appeared in a Reuters article addressing common concerns many New Yorkers are facing accessing unemployment benefits.

Issues addressed include where unemployed workers can find healthcare coverage and what to do if you have difficulty paying rent or other bills. The piece also offers guidance to those seeking work and training resources that may be available to them.

LAS advises that there are likely better than deals than COBRA for New Yorkers looking to continue their healthcare coverage. NY State of Health offers other cost-effective options including Medicaid, Essential Plan, Qualified Health Plans.