Tuesday June 13th, 2023
2:00pm – 4:00pm EDT
2 hours of General CLE credit
Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/546059687160618075
This CLE will explain what unemployment benefits are, the process by which a claimant qualifies for benefits, and guide you through how to analyze a case where a claimant has quit, been discharged, or had their hours reduced. This CLE will also cover the appeals hearing process before an Appeals Referee and useful tips for advocacy.
Benjamin Holt is a Staff Attorney at the Central Intake Unit of Legal Aid of North Carolina. He works on a variety of cases but focuses on unemployment benefits. He has developed and presented trainings on and drafted educational materials for clients and the public about unemployment benefits. Prior to joining Legal Aid in 2022, Benjamin served as an Appeals Referee at Division of Employment Security. He has heard and written decisions in over 1500 cases. Benjamin has ruled on cases covering a variety of issues including qualification, eligibility, antedating, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, and Pandemic Mixed Earners Unemployment. He graduated from American University in 2011 with a BA in international studies and from Duke University School of Law in 2014 with a JD and LLM in international and comparative law. He is licensed to practice law in North Carolina.