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June 6, 2023
The Unemployment Compensation Board of Review (UCBR) is in the process of considering potential amendments to modernize its regulations at Chapter 101 in Title 34 of the Pennsylvania Code. The reason for the amendments is to update terminology, incorporate language addressing current and future
June 2, 2023
As summer break approaches and teenagers seek employment opportunities, Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Acting Secretary Nancy Walker is reminding workers under the age of 18 of the protections afforded to them by law and is encouraging employers across Pennsylvania to familiarize
June 1, 2023
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the May 31, 2023 edition of PHLP Health Law News . You can subscribe to receive the PHLP Health Law News on the PHLP website at . This edition features the following articles: Client Spotlight: Using the Carr Decision to Help a Cancer
June 1, 2023
MidPenn Legal Services, in partnership with the Lancaster County Community Foundation, is hosting an I.D.E.A.L. (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility in Legal Aid) breakfast event , organized by MidPenn Legal Services' Justice & Equity Center. The event is an important step towards initiating
May 26, 2023
Pro Bono Net has announced a new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) series of national trainings for lawyers and advocates. The webinars are not only for those currently working with survivors of climate-driven disasters, but also for advocates who may potentially support disaster survivors
May 26, 2023
The National Center on Law & Elder Rights is hosting a free webinar entitled HUD-Subsidized Housing for Older Adults with Criminal Records on May 31, 2023 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern. Older adults with prior arrest and conviction records are at high risk for homelessness and housing instability
May 25, 2023
Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, announced that the agency has expanded its outreach to people in critical need of financial help who may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSI provides monthly payments to adults age 65 and older or to other adults – and
May 25, 2023
Governor Josh Shapiro has signed an Executive Order directing the Pennsylvania Department of Aging to develop its Master Plan for Older Adults – a 10- year roadmap to meet the needs of Pennsylvania’s senior population and improve Commonwealth services for older Pennsylvanians. Older Pennsylvanians

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