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A friend of mine is on unemployment. She is chinese and

A friend of mine is on unemployment. She is chinese and speaks very broken english. I agreed to help her with her unemployment each week. She just got a notice that she is being audited for two weeks of claims. Week ending 6/3 and 6/10. I filed for her those two weeks on 6/11. She needs to apply for four jobs a week, each week. I filed for her one 6/11 for both weeks. I selected that I applied for the jobs on 6/2 (for week ending 6/3 and on 6/9for week ending 6/10) but in actuality I filled out the applications on 6/11 for both weeks. Furthermore one was bounced back and she didn't tell me, so only 3 were filed that week because one would be invalid. And on the other week 1 is deleted from her email, I am not sure why. Furthermore she got a response from two employees and she deleted them without telling me. The auditor would like copies of all emails and all response. I am not sure what to do. Supply the emails , which will show the incorrect dates and will show bounced back information, etc. or ignore the auditors request and allow them to come to a determination without any additional information.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: WisconsinJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: It's unemploymentJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Lowes is fighting my Unemployment ...I am the appeal process

Lowes is fighting my Unemployment ...I am the appeal process in a week...do i need a lawyer?JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: their contention is that I violated a Safety rule on a piece of Power equipment....Safety belt was not working , I drove 100 feet in the warehouse... an ASM noted that the belt wasn't on, yanked on it a few times, freed the mechanism, and I put it on...Drove equipment daily for 2 more weeks...then I was terminated for the Safety violation...3 weeks shy of my 65th birthday 13 years with the company...iJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that would be it

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We are a NJ small employer and provide our employees with

We are a NJ small employer and provide our employees with six (6) paid sick days per year. Employees earn 1/2 sick day per month and we have an employee who has already used up all of his sick pay. This employee is an exempt employee and therefore we cannot pay him for days he calls out. Despite the fact that all employees are aware of the sick pay policy this individual employee has abused the policy. What if any recourse do we have to discipline this employee?Since he has abused the company's sick pay policy is that cause for termination?

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I worked at a seasonal job from December 2015 until

I worked at a seasonal job from December 2015 until end-April 2016. After the job ended, I filed for unemployment benefits in New York State, and received $418 a week for 26 weeks, the maximum term allowed, during the last half of 2016.I now have a different job, also in New York. I started on March 23, 2017, and the job is guaranteed by my employer up to August 20, 2017. After that the employment may continue, but this is up to the discretion of the employer. I am earning at this job about $1075 per week.My question is: if my current job does end on August 20, 2017, am I eligible for unemployment benefits for 26 weeks more? And I am entitled to benefits immediately (I do understand that there is a short waiting period of about one week) upon termination?

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I am moving out of state and would like to leave on good

I am moving out of state and would like to leave on good terms with my current employer since there may be future openings in positions similar to mine when I move for the same company. My question is should I give some transparency since my move isn't until August by saying something now, or do I just give a normal two week notice. I live in PA and am moving to TX.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I work in PA and am moving to N. Dallas.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Yes.. 'at will.' I am an Inside Pharmaceutical Representative and would like to eventually go into the field for the same employer as we are national. I am an excellent employee and have good relationship with my manager; however I don't want to be let go while at the same time I would feel better about myself if I was clear about my move before someone finds out.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes...if I hand in a two month notice and my employer decides to let me go, would I be eligible to collect unemployment in PA, or would I just have to take my chances as I am an "at Will employee."

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If you resign from your job after 8 years, could you receive

If you resign from your job after 8 years, could you receive unemployment?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MarylandJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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What does" Company agrees covenants that the amounts set

What does " Company agrees covenants that the amounts set forth in Paragraphs 3 are due and owing Employee and are dischargeable only in the Bankruptcy of the Compoany" Mean in a severance agreement?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: FLJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No it's a severance agreement. A horribly written on where the ER is laying off the EE and states in the agreement that ER and EE mutually agree to end employment in one section and in another stated the EE resigned. Totally false or misleading statements and an unethical misstatement of material fact. In my opinion anywaysJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that's good for now. Thanks

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Or short version? Yes....that's my issue...HR! At will! I

Long or short version?JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: Yes....that's my issue...HR!JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At will!JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I guess not... I don't know?!

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My boss just fired me saying I am not the right fit for the

My boss just fired me saying I am not the right fit for the team. The feedback she gave me was things that were fixable if she told me this before. Instead she never gave me feedback even after I've asked her for it. The only time she gave me performance feedback was when she fired me. I've been working there for a year.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Do you mean have I reported it?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't know what my rights are in this situation.

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