Hanson et. al. v. RIDLT - A court case that The ACLU of Rhode Island is currently involved in.


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Hanson et. al. v. RIDLT (2020)

Category: Active Case    Discrimination    Rights of the Poor    Due Process    Right to Petition & Protest    Workplace Rights    

About this Case:
This is a class-action lawsuit challenging the RI Department of Labor and Training’s (DLT) actions in summarily freezing unemployment insurance payments to hundreds of Rhode Islanders without notice or explanation.

Current Status:
DLT has agreed to take interim action to address the issue.  Press release below for more information.

ACLU of RI Cooperating Attorneys:
Ellen Saideman; Lynette Labinger

Related Documents
Related News Releases
  • Jun 04, 2020 - DLT Agrees to Take Interim Action to Address Lack of Notice over Frozen Unemployment Payments
  • May 27, 2020 - ACLU Sues Over Frozen Unemployment Insurance Payments