How do I prepare myself for a unemployment appeal hearing?
I was fired in December of 2007 after only 1 year as a Personal Assistant to my former employer. She had issues with me, was jealous and did everything possible for me to quit. Well, she noticed I would not quit and that's when she fired me. I was granted unemployment and now she is appealing it with many false statements. What can I do to win this case? Thanks in advance everyone!
Asked By: Trish O - 4/30/2008
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Have information with you to support yourself and what took place. Do you have any notes of conversations you had with her or incidents that took place? That kind of information will help support your case. They want specifics though and not general information. "On Monday May 5th during a meeting she told me that my... More
Answered By: hr4me - 4/30/2008
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You simply tell the truth. At the end of the day, it shouldn't really matter to you. The unemployment gathered its facts and determined that you were entitled to benefits. The fact that the employer now wants to challenge that determination is not your issue--whatever is decided at the hearing will only affect the... More
Answered By: botygy - 4/30/2008
I had this type of situation once and I hired a lawyer to go to the hearing with me - the company was so unprepared at the meeting (that they postponed several times) and my ex boss wasn't telling the truth anyway - It's up to the company to prove those false statements and if you have any concerns about possibly... More
Answered By: Doctor Deth - 4/30/2008
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