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My HR person said the opposite. She said that the funds were paid by the company through a third party and that because of this the hours would be counted toward the cumulative.
(5) For the purposes of this act, the term "wages" shall not include any of the following:
(a) The amount of a payment, including an amount paid by an employer for insurance or annuities or into a fund, to provide for such a payment, made to, or on behalf of, an employee or any of the employee's dependents under a plan or system established by an employer that makes provision for the employer's employees generally, or for the employer's employees generally and their dependents, or for a class or classes of the employer's employees, or for a class or classes of the employer's employees and their dependents, on account of retirement, sickness or accident disability, medical or hospitalization expenses in connection with sickness or accident disability, or death.
(b) A payment made to an employee, including an amount paid by an employer for insurance or annuities, or into a fund, to provide for such a payment, on account of retirement.
(c) A payment on account of sickness or accident disability, or medical or hospitalization expenses in connection with sickness or accident disability, made by an employer to, or on behalf of, an employee after the expiration of 6 calendar months following the last calendar month in which the employee worked for the employer.
If you and your employer have an agreement that you can apply for unemployment and they'll not contest your qualification...go ahead and apply and claim these payments as wage. This is just what the law says. If the employer isn't going to contest this as non-wage, there's no way the unemployment agency would know that its not wage -the UIA audits only compare employer wage reports against employee wage reports.
Worked from 8-05-12 to 11-5-12 for Aerotek Corp.
Worked from 1-03-13 to 03-05-13 for Aerotek Corp.
did not draw unemployment between these periods
Finally, worked for Woodbridge from 3-18-13 until 6-28-13 Before I went on STD
Is the above enough to qualify got UIA benefits? I would ask the UIA but their lines are continuously busy.
Mark, probably is enough because you worked 4 of the last 5 calendar quarters. You must also have earned at least $2,872 in at least one quarter and earned at least $4,306.50 total during these 4 quarters. So, I'd have to believe you qualify.
Yes I was making about 27.00 per hour and worked loads of OT. I had never been on disability before. I had a surgery to repair a two hernias and the surgery had complications and they had to go right back in again. They were back to back surgeries. I was a Production supervisor for G.M., Ford, then direct for Woodbridge. Bad string of luck I am afaid. Thank you for your answers. Much appreciated.
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Wanted to know if the previous two positions other than my last one being vountary quits would change my status?
Worked from 8-05-12 to 11-5-12 for Aerotek Corp. (Voluntary quit do to excessive drive time).
Worked from 1-03-13 to 03-05-13 for Aerotek Corp. (Voluntary quit due to better job offer).
Is the above enough to qualify got UIA benefits? Further, would the voluntary quits affect my ability to receive unemployment benefits?
So despite the voluntary exits from the two prior positions the hours worked at these positions do quantify toward the work totals needed to qualify for unemployment eligibility?
That will be my final question and I owe you some more funds for your graciousness, John..
Heard back from the UIA here in Michigan. Seems there is some issue with Aerotek, possibly.. Can you comment on these attached pages? How do I pay you again on a continuing thread? Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX
(5) If an individual leaves work to accept permanent full-time work with another employer or to accept a referral to another employer from the individual's union hiring hall and performs services for that employer, or if an individual leaves work to accept a recall from a former employer, all of the following apply:
(a) Subsection (1)[DISQUALIFICATION] does not apply.
(b) Wages earned with the employer whom the individual last left, including wages previously transferred under this subsection to the last employer, for the purpose of computing and charging benefits, are wages earned from the employer with whom the individual accepted work or recall, and benefits paid based upon those wages shall be charged to that employer.
(c) When issuing a determination covering the period of employment with a new or former employer described in this subsection, the unemployment agency shall advise the chargeable employer of the name and address of the other employer, the period covered by the employment, and the extent of the benefits that may be charged to the account of the chargeable employer.
When they send this follow-up form you simply need to reply that you quit to accept other full-time work.
To pay more all you need to do is positively rate this or any of the other non-rated answers I've provided in this thread. Thanks!
Okay in reading the Monetary determination the UIA is looking at a base period of employment:
07/01/2012 thru 06/30/2013
As I said I was employed for a short period with Aerotek from 8-05-12 to 11-5-12 for Aerotek Corp. (I Voluntary quit do to excessive drive time).
Then Aerotek found me another assignment closer to home which I from Worked from 1-03-13 to 03-05-13 for Aerotek Corp. (Also a Voluntary quit due to better- direct job offer below).
Then I worked @ Woodbridge from 3-18-13 until 10-31-13 due to layoff
Since I quit my first job with Aerotek would this negatively impact my qualification or eligibility for UIA benefits?
I spoke with HR at Aerotek today about the position from 1-03-13 to 03-05-13 for Aerotek Corp. The HR rep. told me that they will clairify to the UIA that I left to pursue direct employment with woodbridge. However, I did nlot ask about the previous position I had with Aerotek that I left due to drive time (8-05-12 to 11-5-12). Would this voluntary quit due to drive time eliminate eligibility for UIA Benefits?
Left you additional funds + tip. I will again leave more with some instruction about my question below. Many thanks again John..
None of your reasons for quitting Aerotek (in either of those time periods) will matter in relation to you receiving benefits. All that matters in relation to your receiving benefits is that you have adequate earnings during that base period you identified in their correspondence. And they have stated in the correspondence that you have adequate earnings. So you're going to get benefits regardless of anything.
The only issue left is that which I identified before - where you quit a job in your base period to accept other full-time employment and then are laid off by the last employer in your base period, prior employers in the base period experience a charge to their Unemployment Accounts because of the lay off - even though they were not responsible for the unemployment. On the other hand, had you been terminated or just quit for some other reason, then Aerotek would have no charge on its account and Woodbridge would be charged all of your benefits claim.
So as you can see, it's no issue of yours which employer gets charged what, if any, portion of your benefits. But UIA is making this inquiry to know how to properly charge your claim to the employers.
Thanks again. I appreciate your business.
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