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I have an appeal hearing and thought I would receive unemployment

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I have an appeal hearing and thought I would receive unemployment once I lost my job but due to the nature of how I lost my job I will not receive any type of unemployment assistance.
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Typically the only way to succeed in an appeal is to demonstrate that you did not cause your termination. An involuntary termination would be were you were terminated by the employer through no fault of your on or that the conditions of employment were such that any other reasonable person in your shoes would have no other options but to leave. If you are unable to show this, then unfortunately your appeal will not be a success. Other options would be to show a breach of a written agreement on the part of the employer.

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