Employment/Workers’ Rights

U. S. Department of Labor, Coronavirus Resources for Workers and Employers” (national)


U.S. Department of Labor, “Disaster Unemployment Assistance” (national)


New York State Department of Labor, “Unemployment Insurance” (statewide)


New York State Department of Labor, “ Worker Adjustment and Retraining (WARN) Act (statewide)


Westchester County Office of Employment Services


Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

The types of legal issues that LSGV can assist with include: Eviction and foreclosure Prevention, illegal lock out, issues with utility shut offs, domestic violence (orders of protection, custody and visitation), immigration, unemployment Issues, consumer protection, SNAP/HEAP/Medicaid/Temporary Assistance, SSI/SSD/Overpayment issues, Elder Law issues, employment/workers’ rights related to COVID-19 and entitlement to federal and state benefits in response to COVID-19and any other civil Legal issue affecting a client’s basic human needs.

In the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, a group of medical students from NYMC has come together to create a comprehensive collection of information about the virus as well as social resources available to residents of Westchester County. The “COVID-19 Westchester Community Resources” document can be accessed here and a shortened information sheet can be found here.


The LOFT is committed to connecting our community members with appropriate resources during this time.
If you need further assistance, please contact The LOFT staff. 
All staff contact information can be found here.