Vermont business owners and independent contractors have until 4 p.m. Friday to apply for disaster unemployment assistance. 

People seeking assistance through the DUA program must first apply for regular unemployment benefits by calling 877-214-3330, according to a press release from the Vermont Department of Labor. As part of the application, they should state that their

Editor and Executive Director Anne Galloway speaks at VTDigger’s 10th anniversary celebration at The Alchemist in Stowe on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger

Join us on October 12 at 6 p.m. at the Sugarbush Resort in Warren, as we raise our glasses to celebrate the indomitable spirit of VTDigger Founder Anne Galloway and honor her unwavering

On the New York State Register published proposed changes
concerning appeals to the Commissioner of Education pursuant
Education Law Section 310.* The proposed amendments were filed by the New York State Department of Education “to ensure that the appeals process serves as an
expeditious and simple method to address questions [involving] school administration.”The text

New York State Workers’ Compensation
continues to offer its webinar series for workers and their
advocates. Workers’ Comp 202: Best Practices to Access Benefits for Workers, A
presentation by the Office of the Advocate for Injured Workers,
webinars are currently scheduled as listed below. The sessions are free and time for questions will

Sharareh Abdolhoseinzadeh is a law student and a PhD in Political Sociology. She files this from Tehran. 
A few days ago, the Iranian Parliament approved a plan that, if approved by the Guardian Council of the Constitution, would destroy the limited independence of the hundred-year-old Iranian Bar Association. According to this resolution, lawyers’ associations will

Following a months-long blockade that culminated in violent attacks by Azerbaijani forces, the government of the predominantly ethnic Armenian region of Nagorno-Karabakh announced Thursday it would disband, effective immediately.
“The Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh … ceases to exist,” the separatist republic — referred to in Armenian as Artsakh — stated via its official information channel on

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