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10/16/2014

National Employment Law ProjectThe National Employment Law Project welcomed the Obama administration's announcement of its latest efforts to improve the job prospects of the nation's nearly three million long-term unemployed.

In January, the administration launched a campaign to enlist businesses in a pledge to recruit and hire more long-term unemployed applicants and to refrain from hiring discrimination against them. The administration has now, working with business leaders, human resource professionals, and local public-private workforce partnerships, rolled out significant steps to boost the hiring of people experiencing long-term unemployment.

PLAN E-News
10/08/2014

Individuals requesting child or spousal support will now have the option to submit court documents online using the e-Services feature on the Pennsylvania Child Support Website.

E-Services enables clients or their attorneys to request support services through the Pennsylvania Child Support website and submit court documents directly to their county Domestic Relations Section of the County Court of Common Pleas.

PLAN E-News
10/08/2014

Legal Services CorporationThe Legal Services Corporation will be holding a free webinar entitled Tools Legal Services Attorneys can use to help Create easier-to-read Communications for Clients on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern.

PLAN E-News
10/07/2014

Pennsylvania Health Law Project

The September edition of Health Law PA News is available from the Pennsylvania Health Law Project. This edition is packed with updates about Medicaid expansion, Medicare Open Enrollment and other matters.

For prior editions or more information about the Pennsylvania Health Law Project, please visit their website at www.phlp.org

PLAN E-News
10/02/2014

Free online information is now available from the Pennsylvania Courts to assist the growing number of Pennsylvanians who want to file their own family law cases in courts across the state.

Standardized court forms for divorce and custody matters may now be obtained on a dedicated page of the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania’s website at http://www.pacourts.us/learn/representing-yourself and forms related to child support through a link from that page to www.childsupport.state.pa.us.

PLAN E-News