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Let me ask you a question for a change. What would you do, if you coordinated unemployment appeal hearings, but ended up losing your job through no fault of your own and your employer still made the effort to deny unemployment benefits?

Don't know about you, but I chose to tell the truth about the burden of proving the truth as if it were the credible facts supporting when and why you should collect unemployment benefits.

Below you'll find the latest FAQs left for the blog. And there's thousands more you can also choose from.


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Am I doing everything right?

My check status keeps saying no check has been issued but I have been credited. I have done 3 weekly claims. Received the letter in the mail saying how

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CAN I COLLECT MISSOURI UNEMPLOYMENT WHEN RECEIVING SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME (My answer provides the resource for anyone asking this question in any state)

I AM 67 YEARS OLD AND I WANT TO KNOW IF I CAN COLLECT UNEMPLOYMENT BENIFITS WHILE RECIEVING SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME IF I NEED TO WORK UNTIL I AM 71 YEARS

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Thanks for Your Candor

Hi Chris, Thank you so much for taking the time to speak with me today! I truly appreciate your candor and I am sorry I did not find you before my initial

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My Thanks!!

Chris I hope that all is well with you! First of all, I’d like to thank you for ALL that you do in support of individuals like myself, who unfortunately

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The Best Help

I had been so worried until I went to unemployment tips. With Chris, I understood what I was reading and could easily relate. What was so helpful to

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Worked 1 day,quit due to employees making comments about my looks,expensive jewlery,asking me to smoke pot eith them after work in parking lot!

I was offered a Full-Time position at a company in a rather dangerous area, around seedy motels known for prostitution, drugs, etc. The job was located

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Was I laid off?

I had been working for my employer for 11 months when I developed a non work related medical condition which when symptomatic prevented me from performing

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We Won the EDD Appeal Hearing

Hi Chris, I meant to send this update earlier; we won the appeal! Thanks for your assistance and the referral to Liz. I couldn't have done this without

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Successful Unemployment Benefit Stories Often Begin with Managing the Credible Facts

Managing the truth, to be recognized as credible facts at an unemployment appeal hearing, is not rocket science. But I also knew when I became unemployed

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Oklahoma Board of Review Questions

Hello. My husband was put onto involuntary medical leave from his employer on August 10th, saying that he could only be placed back on the schedule by

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Seasonal Employment and Unemployment

Manager hired me in April 2016 telling me at the end of the season you will qualify for seasonal unemployment. This in fact, was not the case in 2016.

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Can i collect unemployment after being terminated for poor attendance without any warnings being given?

I worked at this place of employment for 10 months. According to the handbook, we are allowed 7 occurrences, and we are supposed to receive a verbal warning

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Thanks for the Assistance Chris

I reached out to Chris for help involving my denial of unemployment benefits in Georgia. I received very prompt and thoughtful help. It really does make

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I Won My Arizona Unemployment Hearing

Hi Chris, Well, I am relieved to report that the judge decided in my favor after the Appeal Hearing. Attached is the written decision. I am so grateful

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1 case appealed denied (original), 2nd granted to reopen?

I'm in NY. First case,(1st court date) the employer did not show up. I testified, decision for ui benefits granted. That case was appealed and reopened.

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Affirmed

My unemployment appeal decision stated i am affirmed. what does that mean? This means that whatever the initial determination said is affirmed by the

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A few thing that can happen when your employer has appealed to the board of review

I am going through an appeal review next week. My case is in the state of NV. What can I expect if I lose my unemployment benefits? This is the second

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I didn't know I could file?????

I quit/fired from my job in March of 2017. Have struggled to find work. Its September 2017 and haven't found a job. Someone told me I could file for

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Employer is saying I quit and I didn't.

Employer is saying I quit and I didn't. I was fired from my last job because I requested that my schedule be changed because I was having transportation

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Disaster Unemployment Benefits Available in 18 Texas Counties for Hurricane Harvey.

The current deadline for applying for emergency unemployment benefits as of the notice issued on August 28th was September 27, 2017.

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My boss won't schedule me or fire me

I've only work at my job for about a month or so but my first two weeks I worked anywhere from 3 1/2 hours to 7 hours with no days off or any breaks then

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I'm being caused emotional distress at work by a co-worker. If I'm fired will I be able to collect unemployment?

I'm being caused emotional distress at work by a co-worker. If I'm fired will I be able to collect unemployment? i've been working at my current job

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Is This Proof, or Not I was Fired for a Safety Violation, But Not Misconduct?

Is there any justification in being terminated for a safety violation ie. not wearing proper safety equipment when it is the responsibility of the employer/

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They stopped scheduling me

Can I file for unemployment if I stopped getting scheduled? On Friday I came into work and before I clocked in, a manager told me to go home since we

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Great Site

I found this site a lot of help. Even talked to Chris personally. She is helping me find someone for representation. She has helped me oh so much.

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Laid Off Due to Lack of Work and Waiting to Be Recalled

I'm a Pennsylvania resident and was recently laid off due to lack of work with a pending recall. I've filed for unemployment but it takes about a month

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Contract Company says I Quit When I was Laid Off

I live in Oregon and have been a Legal Assistant for the US Attorney's Office for just under a year. I am technically a government contractor though. On

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Cell phone

I was denied unemployment in AZ because my employer assumed I had a cell phone. I was in my cubicle looking down ward when the boss walked by about 20

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No Unemployment Benefits Because My Doctor Won't Let Me Work?

I work at a job for sixteen years, I had a emergency surgeries for perforated ulcer due to my doctor prescribing me too much steroids. My doctor said it

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Employer was a no show for denial of unemployment benefits for misconduct

I was training for new position that required me to count safe and make or reconcile bank deposits . Once completed someone comes to get the deposits

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Hour reduction/sick father/performance issues

in NJ, I have held my position for 5 years as manager. recently, I have had an increase of work and let my CEO know it is too much to handle and I need

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California Unemployment Questions and Answers

Need answers to questions about California EDD unemployment benefits?

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Reductions in hours or voluntary quit due to "theft" of 401(k) contributions from paycheck

I have worked for the same company in California for 9.5 years. I recently moved 1.5 hours away due to housing/financial issue at current residence, moving

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Employer mad about me filing for partial unemployment benefits

So I went from 80 hrs/mo (2 shifts/wk) to 40 hrs (4 shifts/mo). I'm a bartender in the state of Maryland and have two jobs. It all started because I had

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Employer and Temp agency reported that I quit or was a no call no show when they fired me and escorted me out of the building

I started unemployment at the beginning of the year and was actively looking for work so I started working about 4 months into receiving my unemployment.

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Should I File an Unemployment Appeal?

I get this question about unemployment benefits a lot, although it comes more often via email than a question submitted via the blog submission form on

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Relocating Cities in California - Can My Husband Quit and Collect Unemployment Benefits

Hi there I just transferred from Fresno California to Sacramento California. My husband is still at his construction company in Fresno and can't be transferred

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Left temp job for staff job, laid off after 4 months applied for UC, old temp job company sent me email to check in for work...

So do I have to reregister with this firm in order to collect UC? Before they offered me an assignment that was not a fit, and I am afraid they will do

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How do you get a hold of a live person at the NYDOL unemployment division?

I filed a claim and they instructed me to claim credit for my unpaid work week. They said I could do it online, but the website that they referred me to

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Quit due to Emergency Medical Condition

I have worked with the company in the pet industry for 3 years. About 6 months ago I developed a severe medical condition while at work. I was told by

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I have been out on State disibility in California and am ready to go back to work and my employer doesnt have any work for me can I collect unemployment benifits?

I AM JUST GETTING OFF STATE DISABILITY AND MY EMPLOYER HAD TO HIRE SOMEONE ELSE FOR MY POSITION. MY EMPLOYER STATED TO ME THAT SHE WOULD TRY AND FIND SOMETHING

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I Was Fired Because of Going to School

I was working as a CNA and my job told me I had 6 months to go to school and bring my certification in. But while going to school my job always magically,

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childcare/new job

Hi Chris, My hours were 9-6 and I don't make it back to my parents home till about 7:15 to get my son. My parents live up the road from me so they were

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I Quit Due to an Evil Boss in Tennessee and Was Denied

Hi! I hope you can help.. I wish I would've discovered this page sooner!! My case is in Tennessee. Ok, so I worked at a healthcare company for 6 years

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I got a BAM notice after I had my claim approved then denied after being terminated for attending school

After talking to the representative for my phone interview she was it but contradicting and didn't seem to understand how a dental offices worked. I

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WA State - What Documentation or Proof Do They Ask For If You Quit For Another Job and That Job Doesn't Materialize?

Thank you for your website , I tried searching for the same subject but think mine is a little different and twisted. I got a job offer from a previous

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Unemployment benefits claim overpayment appeal

I was collecting unemployment benefits after I got laid off. Three months later I found a job and STOPPED claiming the benefit weeks since. I now get a

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I'm a Contingent Worker

I was hired on a contract position for the duration of 6 months. I've been in the position for 3 weeks and yesterday I was called by the agency that hired

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"Discharged" for "Unsatifactory", not "Misconduct"

I've got my initial interview tomorrow, after being fired on April 20th of this year. In the Disciplinary Action document I was offered, but didn't sign,

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