Governor Pat McCrory announced that Disaster Unemployment Assistance is now available for people in 20 counties due to the effects of Hurricane Matthew.
Food Assistance 101
Understanding the basics surrounding food assistance in Maryland.
How to Explain Long-Term Unemployment
How to Explain Long-Term Unemployment: Being unemployed isn't easy, especially when yo...
Lessons on Thwarting Pandemics
The Ebola pandemic presents a pretty good argument that preparing for outbreaks of infectious disease is more effective and less expensive than waiting until something happens.
Preparing for the Next Pandemic: What Will It Be?
The danger of pandemics has become greater than ever.
What Happens to Housing Assistance Leavers?
To assess whether federal housing assistance can encourage asset building and self-sufficiency, we need to know why families leave housing assistance and how they fare on their own. As a group, housing assistance leavers appear to be doing better than those still in public housing or receiving rent subsidies; they have higher incomes, are more likely to be married, and live in lower-poverty, safer communities. Dividing…
How can someone receive assistance?
Food For The Poor, executive director, Angel answers your questions and explains why we focus on helping people in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Need a row, tow or tire change? OnStar can help. The OnStar 101 series of videos explains all the services we offer and how each service helps customers. To ...
Pandemic: Fall of Rome
Hold back the Dark Ages in this stellar standalone twist on the cooperative fun of Pandemic.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is dedicated to helping nonprofit community development organizations transform distressed neighborhoods into healthy and sustainable communities of choice and opportunity -- good places to work, do business and live
Feeling intimidated by the DIY Festival application process? We’re here to help! Application Assistance Days are open to anyone who would like assistance when applying for the DIY Festival. Craft Lake City staff are on hand to help answer questions and make the process painless Additionally, we provide free professional photography services to help you show your work at its best. Our photographers will help stage…
Roadside Assistance Tips
The road can be a dangerous place. We all take the necessary precautions to create a safe vessel for our daily commu...
How To Overcome Long-term Unemployment Discrimination
It’s no secret that most hiring managers and human resource professionals refrain from hiring job applicants who have been the victim of long-term unemployment, perpetual joblessness that a person has undergone for six months or more.
DIY: Weatherization Assistance
Weatherization Assistance The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) offers assistance to eligible families suffering from high energy bills due to drafty windows, uninsulated and leaky attics or …
How to Survive the Next Catastrophic Pandemic
Experts say it’s not a matter of if, but when a global scale pandemic will wipe out millions of people. And we are grossly unprepared for the next major outbreak. But in the event of a devastating pandemic—whether it be triggered by a mutated strain of an existing virus or a bioengineered terror weapon—there are some practical things you can do, both before and during the outbreak, to increase your odds of survival.
How many months of assistance can I receive?
Generally the number of months of entitlement you can receive is 36 months. A person could earn 36 months of entitlement after serving the minimum 90 days. Please bear in mind that the 36 months is dependent upon the fact that you have not received
Employee Assistance Program Brunch-and-Learn
Are you interested in adding an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to your organization's benefits package? Join Synchrony for an informational breakfast. We will overview services provided by Synchrony, how we support employees, and how you can reap the benefits of a happy, healthy, and productive workforce!
How Unemployment Benefits Affect Social Security Disability
How do unemployment insurance benefits affect a claim for Social Security disability benefits? Receiving unemployment benefits can be a problem if you have a claim for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) because you are making two inconsistent statements: To get unemployment benefits, you are claiming that you are able to …
Should an Employer Contest Claims for Unemployment Compensation…
Your Company’s delivery driver is caught drinking a beer while in the Company’s truck in the Company’s parking lot during his work break. The Company fires him on the spot.
Pandemic Epidemic? What is the Appropriate Response?
October 15, 2015 · Comments Off by Sarah Warhaftig, J.D Merriam-Webster defines pandemic as an epidemic of an infectious disease occurring over a wide geographic area and affecting an exceptionally high proportion of the population. Pandemics are often considered emerging risks—risks for which there is no established risk treatment or response. Thus, when considering the Ebola virus, for instance, a review of a recent worldwide pandemic…