California Employment Law
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I was recently terminated and I filled out my unemployment info incorrectly -and mentioned that I was laid off as opposed to terminated. At the time that I was laid off, my employer provided me with paperwork to file for unemployment, so I made the assumption that it was a layoff. Now my claim for benefits has been denied since I provided incorrect info to EDD.
I am planning to file an appeal
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Thank you for blocking it from public view.
I am trying to get unemployment -I have worked full time there and sometimes worked on weekends and weeknights. I did my best and I did not get much support. I had to do way more work than what my job description required and the odds were against me, so I feel I deserve unemployment. But due to the mistake in the form I am confused as to how I should proceed now so I can still get unemployment benefits.
Thank you very much for your detailed answer. I will give you a very high rating. You have truly answered my question. I just have one last question. I am about to mail this appeal in- should I just say that it was an honest mistake and I misunderstood that it was a layoff and then state my explanation for why I am qualified -my performance etc.?
That will not ruin my chances, right? I am not worried about wilful misconduct, in fact I had an excellent relationship with everyone there, and worked really hard etc.
Please confirm that is the case and I will send my appeal in and I will be sure to rate you very high.
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