The Legal Aid Society provides legal services to low-wage and unemployed workers on issues related to employment.
How To Get Help
The Employment Law Unit assists workers on cases pertaining to wage theft, workplace discrimination, family and medical leave, labor trafficking, and unemployment insurance. For assistance with any of the issues outlined above please call our Access to Benefits helpline at 888-663-6880 Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Worker Justice Project combats discrimination faced by workers with arrest or conviction records living in New York City. If you have been denied a job or a license because of your arrest or conviction record, email the Worker Justice Project at WorkerJustice@legal-aid.org or call 888-663-6880 on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.