Attorney offers advice for those struggling to file for unemployment

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Alicia Nieves
E.W. Scripps Company
April 2, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Unemployment Insurance

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid of Arkansas (LAA) (Jonesboro, AR)


“In the short term, persist, persist, persist,” said De Liban. De Liban also recommends documenting every attempt you make to apply online, in person, or over the phone. It may help you get backdated unemployment benefits. Once you get through, if you get denied, he recommends you seek out help from your local legal aid office.