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

Here is a list of resources you might find helpful.

Unemployment

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

https://labor.ny.gov/unemploymentassistance.shtm

https://www.ny.gov/services/get-unemployment-assistance

Sick Leave

COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave in New York

https://www.labor.ny.gov/formsdocs/factsheets/pdfs/covid-sick-leave-employees.pdf

Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19 Impacted New Yorkers

https://www.governor.ny.gov/programs/paid-sick-leave-covid-19-impacted-new-yorkers

Family Leave

NY Paid Family Leave has expanded protections.
https://paidfamilyleave.ny.gov/COVID19

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.
https://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/get-covered.page

Tenant Rights

Tenant Rights for tenants with COVID-19
https://www1.nyc.gov/content/tenantprotection/pages/covid19-home-quarantine?emci=fd7f7213-d76e-ea11-a94c-00155d03b1e8&emdi=eff2b7a0-d96e-ea11-a94c-00155d03b1e8&ceid=3803635

Domestic Rights & Assault

NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence help
https://www.nyscadv.org/find-help/program-directory.html

Assault and abuse hotline for protection
https://www.safehorizon.org/

NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault hotline for help
http://www.svfreenyc.org/

Department of Labor Complaints

Department of Labor COVID-19 Complaints.  Know if you are considered ‘essential’ and what rights you have during this time.
https://labor.ny.gov/workerprotection/laborstandards/coronavirus-complaints.shtm

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