News Story (NATIONAL)
New York Times (NYT)
December 11, 2020
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Tags: COVID-19, Unemployment, Unemployment Insurance
Organizations mentioned/involved: Unemployment Law Project (WA)
Mistakes in the rollout were inevitable, said Behnaz Mansouri, a senior attorney for the Unemployment Law Project, a nonprofit legal aid organization in Seattle.
“For a new system to have such a punitive response when the system itself fails seems overly harsh and draconian,” Ms. Mansouri said.