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What do I think an employee should know about how to collect unemployment benefits?

Well, in my own mind it's to know the same stuff employers, or their claim management companies know .. about unemployment eligibility, including what may disqualify a person from benefits by using eligibility rules to sway a State Unemployment Administrative Law Agency, when it comes to reasoning if someone should be able to collect, or be denied unemployment benefits.

Collecting, and denying unemployment benefits, is not rocket science, but the process is positively quasi-legal, with few definitive answers. The expectation of both an employer and an unemployed employee, is they know how to work within a somewhat legal administrative process, to obtain a fair and impartial outcome when fault is finally assigned .. after a lower level tribunal unemployment hearing.

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Credit given, but no check issued

What does it mean when it says credit has been given for the weeks claimed but no check has been issued. Hi Angela, I've been asked this many times recently,

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Anonymous

I have been on unemployment in Indiana and have had no issues for three months. Then I got sick with the covid virus and my employer was notified. They

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Hey, I am preselling an online course on investing, will I lose my benefits?

Hey Chris, Wanted your advice. I am earning benefits right now and I decided to preselling an online course. It was a successful launch and it stands

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Reporting weekly earnings with NJ PUA

Hello, I have been confused by question #7 when reporting earnings for NJ, PUA. I am independent contractor and receive a 1099. I submitted an invoice

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How do I talk to a live unemployment agent on the phone in New Jersey?

I have been trying to apply for un-employment insurance for 2 weeks now. Spending many hours on the phone only to hear all lines are busy and then I am

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About Unemployment-tips.com

Answering questions about collecting unemployment benefits is how I dealt with being laid off .. and still having to fight for benefits

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Have collected 1 payment from my unemployment claim but now being denied due to unresolved work performance issue.

Am I eligible for benefits under these circumstances I was terminated and refused FMLA Paperwork by my supervisor after being diagnosed with a virus in

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Unemployment Questions About Being Offered Work at Different Plant

I have been laid off due to coviid 19. I’ve been receiving unemployment. My work called last week letting me know I could come back to work, but at a different

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My Employer Said I Quit as a No CAll No Show But I Have my Cell Phone Call Showing I Called in 7 Hours Before My Shift Due to Covid-19 Symptoms.

They are contesting my unemployment....i have proof I was not a no show no call and would never have just quit and negligently not contacted employer.....I

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Some Advice on How to Get the New Jersey Unemployment Unemployment Office to Contact You.

I'm reposting this comment about getting in touch with a live New Jersey Unemployment Agent, in the hopes it won't just get lost in the many comments here

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Non Payment of Unemployment Benefits Due to issue Not Resolved in Indiana

Hi, I have received unemployment benefits from the State of Indiana for 4 weeks. I have filed the vouchers the same until this week. I have had no issues.

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What does a disqualification exactly mean?

I took a few months off from my job of 6+ years last December, and returned to work in April, but only for 2 weeks due to slow business. I was told that

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What is an Unemployment Unresolved Issue?

It has been 5 weeks I filed this week and there was a message saying it was accepted and to please remember that this is a waiting week ? does this mean

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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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False Statement Penalty week?

I was laid off/furloughed because of covid, I filed a claim, was approved with a letter.... yet after certifying, it says False statement penalty week.

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Can I move out of state and collect unemployment?

I get asked this question a lot, so I thought I would show you what I check when someone asks me if they can continue to collect unemployment if they move

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If my employer didn't show up for the unemployment appeal hearing will I win?

Hi there, I just had my appeal hearing today and my employer didn't show up. But they wrote a letter. Do I automatically win because the judge still

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I Was Fired for a Comment Made on Social Media

A co worker took a camera into work and took pictures of some other co workers. She posted the pictures as comments on my social network page. I then

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The Burden of Proof In Unemployment Insurance

The burden of proof is as essential for an unemployed person to know as it is for an experienced opponent, An employer who appeals UI claims, right, wrong, or indifferently.

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Contact Chris with Unemployment-tips.com

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Unemployment nightmare

I was horrified when I had to leave my position for multiple reasons as permanent only to find more horror when I was told I couldn’t return to my sub

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How to Quit Your Job and Collect Unemployment?

How to quit your job and collect unemployment means you must meet the burden of proving fault as attributable to your employer, in case of an appeal hearing

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I was unable to produce enough urine for random drug test

i was called in today for a random drug screen. i had told them that i literally just got done using the restroom.. they said i could drink 2 bottles of

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Unemployment In Florida - Filing For Disability at Same Time?

So, I have a few questions. 1. I have an injury and illness that currently makes it difficult to walk and when I'm walking or getting up and down from

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Unemployment a 2 days on SSI and I'm getting so I cannot work very well due to my health

I am on SSI and I also work part time 2 days a week at the work has become harder to do did to my health and wonder if I can sign up for unemployment while

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Will my unemployment be denied due to leave of absence used during my time of employment?

Hello, I was fired for absenteeism due to a medical issue my mom is dealing with. I did need to have a stint placed, but I was granted a leave of absence

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Convient store sale out

I live in NC and the convenient store I have worked for, for about 5 years is selling out. Do I have to accept the job offer by the other company, or

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NOTICE OF DETERMINATION & RULING

Consulting with Employees and Employers in over 40 States, in over 10,000 Hearings I have advised clients,

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Fired for misconduct or sexual harassment.

I was fired because when joking around in the office I said I had a thought of asking the lesbian if she would come over and eat me. It was a joke. We

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Conflicts with Unemployment and School

Unemployment and school simultaneously, can pose a conflict with conditional eligibility rules of a state's unemployment laws

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Employer lied/appealing/thoughts??

I was fired from a job that I held for 2 years. The supervisor told me to leave, and I did. I filed for unemployment benefits and just received a letter

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Denied benefits due to absenteeism

So my denial letter said they denied me unemployment because I was “discharged for absenteeism”. I missed a lot of days for health issues and the last

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Employer is Lying About Their Reason for My Termination

I went to corporate HR to report that my boss was illegally adjusting employees time and that this could be reported to Wage and Labor. I have proof of

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Fired for hanging up the phone on customers.

I worked in a call center and was fired for hanging up on a customer before I said anything. No conversation took place and they said their was a customer

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California Unemployment Benefits and Temporary Jobs WARNING

The shit just hit the fan... I am a long-time troll of Internet sites regarding UI, now I have something to contribute. If you are trying to research

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Unpaid wages

I worked 80 hours every two weeks over the past 6 years and for most of that time I got paid like clockwork.Then my boss got mad at me and my two coworkers

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Part time Independent Contract work - How does it affect UI received from FT job

I am about to be laid off from my full time job due to a downsizing, likely within 30 days. I would like to begin working part time as an independent contractor

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Question about wording an unemployment claim denial appeal

Hello, My unemployment claim was denied a couple weeks ago for lack of good cause . I want to request an Appeal as I wholeheartedly believe it's an incorrect

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Resigning because of verbally abusive management

I have worked for a company for a few years. The managing partners are rude , verbally abusive , and disrespectful.The job has been affecting my health.

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Texas Unemployment Appeal Question

I’m in Texas, I wrote earlier today about my appeal process by the name of Jeffery, now to further where I’m going with this I have to know. Now, I told

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Refusal Form

Hi Chris, I recently had a job offer, but I have heard that there has been very quick high employee turnover and the potential boss can get rid of me

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Can I get unemployment if I am fired for a HIPAA violation

I am in the home health care business and work for a company. I had a prior client for 3 years full time. His family loved me and I got raises each year

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Unemployment eligibility (Tardies due to illness)

I have worked at my job for 3 1/2 years. I have missed work on occasion due to kidney disease but always have medical documentation. I work 11 hr days

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I Was on Disability Leave and then Fired

Hello Chris, I was employed with this company for five years.duties over the years drastically changed,my daily task were not only to process 300 emails

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State of California. I filed for unemployment benefits but my claim was denied because I quit my job under unusual circumstances. Can I appeal this denial?

I quit my job at a Credit Union because I had to file for bankruptcy in California. My employer was carrying $50,000.00 of the debt that was eventually

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What Does Relief of Charges Mean?

I recently received a request for relief of charges in my correspondence. I have been approved for benefits and have been receiving them for 5 weeks now.

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Do I need a lawyer for my unemployment phone hearing?

Hi. I was fired from my serving job in Chicago. My mgr said my table came in 2 days later saying I used profanity. I did not. I was approved benefits,

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Retired from federal government

I recently retired from us postal service, September 28 , I have not yet begin to receive my pension , OPM explained to me that it would begin in January

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Can you still get unemployment after 6 weeks even if denied?

I have a fact finding hearing coming up. I was fired by my employer, and there is a chance I will be denied benefits. Even if I am denied after the hearing,

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