Gig and part-time workers may be underpaid on unemployment benefits

News Story, Video (Washington)

Michelle Li
KING-TV (WA)
August 13, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Unemployment Insurance

Organizations mentioned/involved: Unemployment Law Project (WA)


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People who wouldn’t normally qualify for unemployment benefits are getting federal assistance. Yet, many don’t realize they are getting underpaid. The Unemployment Law Project, a Seattle-based legal aid organization that helps people appeal benefit denials, is helping gig workers and others who have been getting underpaid.