What's the risk of requesting unemployment after being wrongfully terminated?
A small business employer grabbed my arm (more like in a mean way, not sexual), we had no witness, and when he heard through other employees, he denied it, told me and rest of staff that I'm lying and cannot be trusted anymore so either I leave or they will make me leave. So I chose to leave and they had me sign a statement (not in my handwriting) that I'm resigning to seek other employment. Will this statement deny me of unemployment income?
Asked By: sara - 10/31/2007
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I urge you to take them to court and get your benefits... More
Answered By: windsurfingfun - 10/31/2007
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you wont get it because you signed that waiver
Answered By: kellie r - 10/31/2007
No. Apply for unemployment and then go on-line to the dept. of labor and file a complaint against your former employer. What they did was illegal.
Answered By: peterbilt197 - 10/31/2007
yes i do believe so
Answered By: beaglegurl07 - 10/31/2007
Sorry dude. You signed it. Your probably out of luck. Even if you take it to court your word against his and he has your signature saying you left voluntarily.
Answered By: tamarack58 - 10/31/2007
yes! unfortunately, your signature sealed the deal. You will not be able to collect unemployment...
Answered By: catherine - 10/31/2007
You didn't even need to sign the statement. Once you file for unemployment, they CHECK with previous employer as to why you should get unemployment. For instance, I was laid off and I am getting it (it's not much); however, if I had been fired or let go for a bad reason, the employer can deny it. All you can do is... More
Answered By: butterfliesRfree - 10/31/2007
Did you sign or not is my 1st question,scribble or not.If push comes to shove will you under oath say you didn't.You could just talk to mediation before it gets to far out of hand or do you just want unemployment?If so just till them at centerlink the truth this bloke grabbed you and really didn't want you working... More
Answered By: Robert T - 10/31/2007
You can apply for unemployment & when they find out you were wrongfilly terminated, You will get a hearing in front of a judge with your employer. You would need to bring any witnesses on your behalf & any other proof. You might win. I had been wrongfully terminated & I had enough proof (Even though it was a amall... More
Answered By: bigfuzzysquirrelsnuts - 10/31/2007
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