Can my employee collect unemployment if he quit after a year in a half?

My employee quit after working for me after about a year in a half to work as bank manager. He was fired from that job after he didn't meet his sales quota. Now he is seeking unemployment is it right that he can collect from my business this seems wrong to me but I'm not very savvy with laws. Can I appeal this?

Asked By: - 2/22/2013
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If he quit your employment he is not eligible for uneployment.
Answered By: The Great Quizoo - 2/22/2013
Additional Answers (5)
Look at the Department of Labor website for your state to learn the laws for your business. If he was fired because of poor performance, in most states, he would not be able to collect. It doesn't matter. Anyone who loses a job should always file for benefits in case they qualify so that they can continue to eat... More
Answered By: lasinger711 - 2/22/2013
You would need to contact your state's attorney general or unemployment office and ask them this question. I think if he QUIT the job then he isn't allowed to collect unemployment. I think only being fired can he claim unemployment benefits. But I am not 100% sure about this.
Answered By: Educated - 2/22/2013
Yes, you can appeal it, and the fact that he quit is grounds to do so. Contact your states unemployment office.
Answered By: random_man - 2/22/2013
You can definitely appeal it but it's better to have help. check out this site I think they can help you. Lawyers are expensive so you may want to start with a free consultation from an advocate and these people will help you get a lawyer if you need one!
Answered By: Anne Wells - 2/24/2013
The decision as to whether or not he is eligible to receive benefits will be made based on how he came to be unemployed: fired for not meeting performance expectations. It has nothing to do with why he left you. If they rule that he is eligible, then they will look at how long he worked for you and how much he earned... More
Answered By: lady justice - 2/24/2013
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