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I quit my job on health ground. After a month of treatment…

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I quit my job...

I quit my job on health ground. After a month of treatment my doctor gave me a letter that I could work. Then I filled for unemployment insurance benefits. Will I be granted benefits?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

New York

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

"at will " and was full time.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Yes. The Labor Dept denied my claim and I requested a hearing. The Dept scheduled a telephone hearing and I told the ALJ that I wanted to defer because I had no attorney and would like to be physically present at the hearing.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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