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My employer agreed not to fight my unemployment so why did the claim go to an adjudicator?

My employer agreed not to fight my unemployment so why did the claim go to an adjudicator? When an employee is fired or must quit for work sometimes HR will tell the employee they will agree to let the employee have unemployment benefits. First, it is a myth the employer controls if you receive benefits. […]

Protected: Sample appeal letter if an unemployment hearing was held and you lost

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Protected: Sample unemployment appeal letter when you have been denied unemployment insurance benefits

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Frequently asked questions about unemployment benefit hearings

Frequently asked questions about unemployment benefit hearings Want to ask a question? Use the contact form on the right for more detailed personal help. When and where will the unemployment hearing be held? Look at the Notice of Hearing. You will find the date, time, and location of your hearing. Read the notice carefully as […]

Appeal a denial of unemployment benefits

Appeal a denial of unemployment benefits Either party may appeal any adverse determination issued by EDD. The appeal may be for the whole decision or any part of it. Once your appeal is received, EDD will review its prior decision. If they stand by it, your appeal will be forwarded the Office of Appeals to […]

Additional unemployment assistance tips for the unemployed

Additional unemployment assistance tips for the unemployed Unemployment benefit also known as Unemployment Insurance pay money to workers who: • Became unemployed through no fault of their own (each state has their own definition of misconduct). It is possible to qualify regardless of if you quit or were fired. Each cause of separation has their […]

Unemployment benefits ending for millions

Unemployment benefits ending for millions This is bad news to anyone who is receiving extended or emergency unemployment benefits around the country. On Dec. 28, approximately 1.3 million out-of-work Americans will lose their unemployment benefits. That is on the grounds that Congress declined to reestablish a crisis support program for the jobless that is set […]

States with the best and worst average weekly unemployment amount

States with the best and worst average weekly unemployment amount Your weekly benefit amount varies from state to state with some states being very low to others being a reasonable amount to live on while unemployed. The cost of living in the various areas should be factored into the amount you are able to receiveStates […]

Able and Available for suitable work

Able and Available for suitable work To receive unemployment compensation, you must be “able and available” for suitable work. People are sometimes denied benefits because they are found not to be “able and available”. How do you prove that you are “able and available? A: To prove that you are able and available, you should […]

Basic procedures of the unemployment hearing

Basic procedures of the unemployment hearing The following is directly out of the hearing officer’s manual for how to conduct a hearing. This is the order and basic process of how a hearing is conducted. The more you know about the hearing process the more prepared you will be to win your case. After advising […]