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Old 09-06-2011, 09:35 AM
 
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What are my options now that a employer (where I had worked pt.time for almost 3 yrs) has protested my unemployment claim and alleged theft as a reason.Their allegations are very trivial and completely false and fabricated. What should I be aware as I definately going to appeal and challenge!
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Old 09-06-2011, 09:56 AM
 
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Be aware that your appeal will probably be over the phone, so call the hearing officer ahead of time to submit documents in your favor. You may consider getting a lawyer.

If you lose before the hearing officer and the board of review, the next stop is an administrative hearing. In the latter the standard for overturning a decision is somewhat high and the evidence does not get another review. The question is if the prior decision was clearly based on the evidence in the record.

I do these appeals all the time and you ought to consider getting a lawyer. Just because your previous employer objects to your unemployment claim does not mean that the employer prevails. "Misconduct" is a legal term which may mean different things than you think.
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Old 09-06-2011, 10:29 AM
 
Location: River North, Chicago, Illinois
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If they're falsely accusing you of theft and it's materially impacting you, you could also sue for libel.
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