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Employer contesting unemployment benefits.

By | May 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

After you fill out your application for unemployment benefits, the Labor Department sends a letter to your former employer, where the employer needs to verify a few items. Most of the items, such as the dates of employment and your salary, are trivial. After all, these items are of the factual nature and can be [...]

Am I entitled to unemployment benefits if I voluntarily leave my employer because he does not pay me?

By | March 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

This question comes up a lot.  Frequently, an employer pays wages late, does not pay overtime, or just stops paying an employee.  The employee wants to leave the job, but is afraid that he would not be entitled to employment benefit because he left voluntarily.  The employee is then stuck at the job with the [...]