Tuesday, May 12, 2009

ATTENTION: BK Bar Assn. Hosts Discussion On Dealing With Unemployment

Unemployment: A Guide to Benefits and Moving Forward
May 18, 2009- 6PM-8PM
The Brooklyn Bar Association's Meeting Hall
123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

By subway: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall
A, C, F to Jay Street
M, R to Court Street

Members of the public who are unemployed or facing unemployment are invited to attend.

Reservations are encouraged but not required.

To reserve a seat or for more information, please contact Avery Eli Okin, Esp., CAE
E-mail: aokin@brooklynbar.org
Phone: (718) 624-0675

Speakers will include:
Jessica Spiegel, Pro bono coordinator, BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project- Moderator
Anne Marie O'Donovan, Esp., Staff Attorney, MFY Legal Services Workplace Justice Project- Unemployment Insurance Benefits: The Basics
Goethy Guareno, Pro bono liason, NYS Unemployment Appeals Board- What you need to know about unemployment benefit appeals and hearings
George Berry, Community Outreach Specialist, Brooklyn Workforce One Career Center- Approaching the job search and moving forward.

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