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New York extends its Self-Employment Assistance Program through late 2019

New York has amended its Unemployment Insurance Law as follows:

Self-Employment Assistance Program. New York has extended its Self-Employment Assistance Program until December 7, 2019. It was scheduled to expire on December 7, 2017. This program helps individuals who meet certain requirements to receive an allowance in lieu of regular unemployment benefits for the purpose of establishing a business or becoming self-employed.