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How can I appeal denial of EDD benefits?

I was denied EDD benefits and I want to appeal but I need legal advice. This is in CA. The HR doesn't seem willing to assist me. EDD is claiming it is for misconduct. However, my termination paperwork had an option for misconduct and it was not checked. My reason for termination was because I failed to complete a task within the timeline given to me. I plan to appeal this with EDD but there are a lot of factors involved and I am unsure how in-depth to the story I go. I am wondering if my explanation about is enough to appeal.

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My employer fired me for misconduct. He fired me in a text

My employer fired me for misconduct. He fired me in a text message. He accused me of using my company credit card for personal use. He said he was reporting this to unemployment edd.This accusation comes one month after I complained of verbal abuse and a hostile work environment. I think he just wanted to make me quit or fire me for something made up.I want an opportunity to dispute this allegation. What are my rights?What can he do?Is this a civil matter or a criminal matter.

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Patrick, Esq.

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In the state of penn I have an employee who resigned with a

In the state of penn I have an employee who resigned with a letter of 2 week notice.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: pennsylvaniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I don't want her around so I told her this is her last day, Do I have to pay her for the 2 week notice,and can she collect unemployment insurance?

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RobertJDFL

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I work at a charter school and all teachers are at-will

I work at a charter school and all teachers are at-will employees. At the end of each school year no one is told if they are going to be invited back for the fall. They may discuss what new things will happen in the new year, but no one ever looks you in the eye and says you're coming back at this rate of pay or privately says to you that you're coming back. As a matter of fact a few teachers always receive letters just before the school year starts telling them they won't be back. Also, no one is ever told in writing that they're coming back for the new year. What is California's rule when it comes to reasonable assurance? It is defined as "Reasonable assurance is defined as an offer of employment or assignment made by an educational institution." But what does that mean? What is an offer of employment? Does this means the say or in writing that you will start on this day and be paid this salary?

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TJ, Esq.

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CAN I QUALIFIED UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE IF I RECEIVED A

CAN I QUALIFIED FOR EDD UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE IF I RECEIVED A CONPENSANTION FROM WORK EVEN THOUGH THE WORKER'S COMPENSANTION CLAIM WAS DENIED?

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Doctoral Degree

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I am a California resident. I was working in Florida from

I am a California resident.I was working in Florida from Jan 3 to May 2nd.I have worked for this company for 13 out of the last 14 years.Had a death in my household and came back home to California on a personal leave approved by the company.Today I tried to use my company e-mail and found it was disabledContacted my HR Director and she said I was terminated

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Alex Esquire

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2 weeks ago my employer handed me a Termination Notice which

hi,2 weeks ago my employer handed me a Termination Notice which has "Upon Mutual Agreement" checked, along with a list of false accusations against me entitled an "Employee Performance Improvement Plan". I was really left with no choice but to not return to my job of 5+ years. My (California) employer said they "will not contest Unemployment Benefit", but i assume this does not mean i will automatically get it.I have a phone interview scheduled with the EDD, and need to know how i should answer the question :"Was i warned that my actions could result in being fired?"(I don't consider the "performance improvement plan" any kind of warning as it was full of untruths and inaccuracies, so i could not possibly put my signature to it.)thanks!

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Dwayne B.

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2 weeks ago my employer handed me a Termination Notice which

hi,2 weeks ago my employer handed me a Termination Notice which has "Upon Mutual Agreement" checked, along with a list of false accusations against me entitled an "Employee Performance Improvement Plan". I was really left with no choice but to not return to my job of 5+ years. My (California) employer said they "will not contest Unemployment Benefit", but i assume this does not mean i will automatically get it.I have a phone interview scheduled with the EDD, and need to know how i should answer the question :"The reason i am no longer working at CompanyX"thanks!

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I fired an employee after he failed to tell me about a

I fired an employee after he failed to tell me about a flood. He was already failing at his normal job, which he was about to be fired for anyways. After ignoring the flood, and later admitting he did see it, he was removed from his job that night. Told to find a new job, and was kept on to help clean up the mess. A few days after the mess was cleaned up, he told me he had an interview coming up, I told him he would no longer be needed to clean up and was sent home. He worked in my shop a total of 6 weeks, during the time he already had unemployment benefits. He was awarded benefits after I terminated him. How can I explain this to EDD / Judge, during a phone-in appeal?

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John

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