Terminations & Quitting

Union Members Beware When Collecting Unemployment Benefits

If you are a Union Member and trying to collecting unemployment benefits in Minnesota, consider having your unemployment claim for eligibility reviewed by an unemployment lawyer. In Minnesota, a worker can collect unemployment if they are eligible for benefits.  Although exceptions apply, a worker who is not working because of a labor dispute is generally […]

Subpoenas for an Unemployment Appeal

In Minnesota, a person seeking unemployment benefits has the right to collect documents and seek testimony from others to support their eligibility for unemployment benefits.  To enforce these rights, a person should file a request for a subpoena. Under Minnesota law, a subpoena is a term meaning an ULJ compels the attendance of witnesses, the […]

Applicants & Employers

Unemployment Lawyer Near Plymouth

If you are looking for an unemployment lawyer in or near Plymouth, contact the law office IAJ Law, LLC.  This law office is located near Plymouth and helps people with unemployment claims.  An unemployment lawyer near Plymouth can help you with issues related to benefits, laws, procedures, and appeals. At the law office IAJ Law, […]

Employer Will Not Contest Unemployment Benefits

Employer Will Not Contest Unemployment Benefits

What if you were told your employer will not contest unemployment benefits?  Should this change your process when seeking benefits in Minnesota?  One of the most common things an applicant seeking benefits states is as follows – “I was told that my employer will not contest unemployment benefits” and therefore I do not need to […]

Recent Appeals…

Unemployment Appeal: Employer failed to Attend

An employer failed to attend a Minnesota unemployment appeal hearing conducted by phone.  In Minnesota, an unemployment phone appeal hearing is used to determine whether an applicant (employee) is eligible for unemployment benefits.  The unemployment law judge (ULJ) decided that the employee was eligible for unemployment benefits.  The employer appealed the decision by filing a […]

Unemployment Appeal: Compensation of a Business Owner

The Minnesota Court of Appeals decided that the sole owner of a company was not entitled to unemployment benefits when they were unable to sustain their livelihood due to an economic downturn. Under the “plain” language of Minn. Stat. 268.035, subd. 20(28), people who own 25 percent or more of a business are not entitled […]

Unemployment Appeal: Independent Contractor and Truck Driver

A truck driver delivering liquid fertilizer for a farm was deemed to be an employee, not an independent contractor, in an action arising from his application for unemployment compensation benefits.  The employee drove a truck that was “furnished” by the farm (the employer).  also, the employer paid for the independent contractor’s gasoline, truck repairs, and […]

MN Unemployment Laws:

Minnesota Unemployment Laws

Minnesota unemployment laws are provided under Minnesota Chapter 268 and Minnesota … [Read More]

Changes to Minnesota Unemployment Laws

Changes to Minnesota unemployment laws in 2013 in comparison to 2012 are limited. … [Read More]

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