Tuckner, Sipser, Weinstock & Sipser, LLP
April 6, 2020

Here is a list of resources you might find helpful.


NOTE:  If you were collecting your UI benefits and they ran out, you might want to reapply. Benefits have been extended by 13 weeks, so you may qualify.

General Matters



Sick Leave

COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave in New York


Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19 Impacted New Yorkers


Family Leave

NY Paid Family Leave has expanded protections.

Health Insurance

GetCoveredNYC helps New Yorkers enroll in health insurance with dedicated specialists who can assist you in your language. Under the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), there are many low- or no-cost health insurance options for New Yorkers.

Tenant Rights

Tenant Rights for tenants with COVID-19

Domestic Rights & Assault

NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence help

Assault and abuse hotline for protection

NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault hotline for help

Department of Labor Complaints

Department of Labor COVID-19 Complaints.  Know if you are considered ‘essential’ and what rights you have during this time.

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NY Women's Rights News & Blog

Black Hair Discrimination in the Workplace and New York’s CROWN Act

Employers in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey now, three states out of only 11 in the United States that ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles, worn by people of color, most often women of color who were told that their braids, cornrows any type of natural hair is unacceptable in the workplace.

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