Category Archives: Free Legal Resources For NY

Free Employer Pandemic Guidance

If there is a swine flue pandemic, New York employers will play a key role in protecting employees’ health and safety as well as in limiting its impact on the economy and society. Employers will likely experience employee absences, changes in patterns of commerce and interrupted supply and delivery schedules. Employers can  protect their employees […]

Free Legal Advice For Buffalo Housing Discrimination

Free legal information, advice and representation for unfair treatment or denial of housing based on age, sex, sexual preference, race or ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or marital status is available in Buffalo and Western New York from these organizations: Housing Opportunities Made Equal Inc. (HOME):  Investigation & counseling for victims of housing discrimination. Paralegal […]

New FMLA Regulations Affecting Military Families

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued new regulations interpreting the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) for military families which went into effect January 16, 2009. Exigency Leave:  Employees may take up to 12 weeks for qualifying exigency leave arising from an employee’s spouse, child or parent being called up to active duty […]

Free Buffalo And WNY Legal Services

So you need legal assistance and can’t afford it? Then here’s a list of WNY legal resources where the service they provide is at little or no cost. Client Advocacy Service (716) 886-1242 A public interest legal advocacy center providing civil legal representation to mental health clients 18 years and  older for Social Security Disability […]