2021 PA Legal Aid Network Employment/UC Law Training (Virtual Event)
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. and the PLAN Employment Law Group will be holding the 2021 PLAN Employment/Unemployment Law Group training on Friday, March 5, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
This year’s law group training will focus on pandemic-related topics and implementation of criminal record reform laws that were passed in 2020.
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 5.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
PLEASE NOTE: if you are requesting CLE credit for attending this webinar you must actively participate in the entire webinar. There will be interactive polls launched during the webinar that you will have to respond to in order to prove your active participation.
IF WE DO NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE TO EVERY POLL QUESTION WE ARE UNABLE TO GIVE YOU THE CLE CREDIT.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
9:00 - 12:00PM UC/PUA issues
- Updates on UC/PUA
- Best practices for UC telephone hearings
- Contesting overpayments
- Benefits Modernization
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch break
1:00 – 2:00 PM Clean Slate II (and III?)
- This session will include discussion of implementation of Act 83, which eliminated the requirement that fines and costs be paid before cases can be sealed, but does still require restitution to be paid. Learn ways to avoid having restitution debt sink your client. We will also look at prospects for felony sealing.
2:00 – 2:30 PM Occupational license reform implementation
- This session will provide an update on how the Department of State and the licensing boards are implementing Act 53 and how the law affects your clients.
2:30 – 3:30 PM Pandemic-related Employment Law Tools
- For our clients who are working or trying to keep their jobs, occupational health and safety takes on a new urgency. This session will focus on the OSH tools you can use, while also touch on leave rights and the potential expansion of paid leave by Congress.