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Hi, my name is Chris.  If you ask a question, know I'm the not an unemployment attorney, but the non-attorney who knew if she was going to try to explain the burden of collecting benefits from the perspective of a job as an unemployment hearing coordinator, Unemployment-Tips.com could only be for unemployed people in 2006 when my own unemployment story began.

After thirty eight years of working as an "at will" employee, (employees in the U.S. work as at will employees with possibly the exception of Montana), my last decade as an employee, coordinating thousands of unemployment appeals for employers, was an eye opener.

None of us, are as imperfect, or as perfect, as we may think we are, while we work as employees, but that alone cannot be allowed to stand as an excuse to either collect, or deny benefits. 

While we work in our respective workplaces, earning the bucks we require to live our lives better, we often wear the blinders of a subordinate so we feel okay when we ignore the underbelly of a bad culture of work, allowed to thrive in workplaces everywhere in this country because of those blinders.

When you ignore how the unfairness not affecting you .. it can only be, because you assume it can never happen to you.

But, if that were true .. how is it people who do lose their job through no fault of their own .. end up denied unemployment?

Let me tell you how that can happen.  When we ignore unfair treatment being directed at us, or ignore an employer who may be violating one person's workplace rights .. you're not creating relevant Documents, Documents, Documents to protect and serve all employees best interests .. if the unthinkable, happens to happen you personally.


I love crafty things, at least until someone gets me fired up and I compulsively jump on my personal unemployed soapbox and write about the UI process. Who says a passion can only be motivated by feelings of love?

In 2006 I was already feeling like I'd had enough of unemployment insurance. I resolved I would learn how to build a website. 

My first question, can I even build one, without knowing the first thing about how you do that.

The problem with asking one question, is it often what exposes rabbit holes we take the risk of  getting lost in. 

So, I ended up paying for an ebook that promised to reveal secret ways to make money online .. for $47.  

What I can tell you now with limited space, it was lucky for me that inside that book I found what I learned to be an affiliate link (much like my own affiliate link to a free ebook written by the man responsible for  SBI (Solo Build It!) .. that changed my life.

He said I needed BAM,  but if I had that .. the steep learning curve might be flattened out to become doable for me.

All I know now is instant gratification is still a pipe dream, until work is applied to make the dream come true. 


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Over the years I answered lots of good questions about unemployment, submitted to me through a blogging form, just like the one below.

However, over the years I realized I always wasted my time answering questions I should of never tried to answered, in that the question ignored the issue affecting benefits and how collecting benefits is a matter for me, of paying attention to the burden of proof requiring the moving party to ultimately prove the fault for moving, was that of the non-moving party.

Even the comments were often in their own right, an unrelated question not specific to the original question.

In other words .. if you're going to ask a question, just know I've become wiser about deciding what free questions I will answer, in that I now insist you relate some sort of details, that I can then relate to a potential basic argument that might prove .. or rebut fault, the moving party says caused them to sever the at will employment relationship.

And by details, I don't mean full names, or any other information that could be used to personal identify you .. I'm fine with you remaining anonymous .. unless you decide to email me for help.

Chris - Unemployment-Tips.com

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