Welcome to the April edition of our newsletter, Policy Matters. In this edition we cover the final State Budget, the overdue repeal of the welfare mortgage laws, new funding for the Tenant Defense Program, impact litigation defending school bus drivers, our fight against nursing home evictions, recognition for CASH, and the release of a new guide to benefits for non-parent caregivers.
On Friday April 23, 2021, six bus drivers and bus attendants who lost their summer jobs at Greece Central School District because of the COVID-19 pandemic filed an action, Inzinga et al. v. New York State Department of Labor, in the Western District of New York. All these workers received unemployment benefits during the summer months, but the Department of Labor has now demanded repayment of the money they received.
A Solid Budget That Signals a More Fair and Equitable New York During Pandemic Recovery