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Can you please tell me what your legal question is? Is it about how to appeal your unemployment denial?
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Jane Doe Deer
People are often turned down for unemployment. It sounds to me that if you went through three levels of management, that should be plenty.
When you appeal, make sure that you submit every bit of evidence you have, even if it sounds only slightly helpful/relevant to your position. If the company has a written policy, note that, and explain how you followed the policy. If the company has no written policy, note that instead, but explain how you took all those steps, regardless.
If you think you can prove you were treated differently because of your gender, disability, race, etc., let me know and I'll send you back some information about filing a discrimination complaint.Also, sometimes people obtain attorneys to help with unemployment appeals. It's not needed - I just wanted to mention this.May I be of any further help? I'm standing by.
Yes. You can argue that the initial examiner failed to properly consider all the evidence you provided.
Provide all the evidence you can to the hearings officer (usually an attorney, but not always). If there are bad things, you should provide that too, and explain it. If you don't, your former employer will.
You can't just submit evidence. You need to provide an argument, too. For example, you can say something along the line of the initial reviewer erred in stating you didn't go to enough levels of management, when you clearly demonstrated at the initial stage that you had gone to several levels (and then provide any documentation) you have.Unfortunately, I can't ever predict how a case will turn out. It can be a matter of the luck of the draw of the hearings officer. Do be aware that you can continue to appeal if you don't agree with the results of a hearing.I don't know what you're talking about in regards to "other details," but keep in mind that when you appeal, the employer can come in with whatever evidence it may want to introduce, if it decides to oppose the unemployement - which some employers do. You can always object to the introduction of the evidence.My best,
No one has to submit anything you haven't asked for. You can ask for what you want. If they refuse to provide something, you can submit a motion to the judge asking for an order to order them to provide evidence you've requested.Some of the evidence may be redacted, to protect the privacy of other employees. Sometimes, you have to fight over what is redacted or not.To "redact" something is to remove information - usually, what is done is to black out parts of documents with private information.
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