Terminations & Quitting

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 […]

Minnesota Unemployment Fraud

Minnesota Unemployment Fraud

What is Minnesota Unemployment Fraud? Minnesota Unemployment Fraud is defined in two areas under Minnesota law. Under the first area, Minnesota unemployment fraud is is defined at Minnesota statute 268.18 as any person who receives unemployment benefits by knowingly misrepresenting, misstating, or failing to disclose any material fact, or who makes a false statement or representation without […]

Applicants & Employers

Unemployment Lawyer in Minneapolis

What Does an Unemployment Lawyer in Minneapolis MN Do? As an unemployment lawyer in Minneapolis MN, this law office helps  Applicants and Employers defend themselves when confronted with an unemployment appeal. Also, an unemployment lawyer in Minneapolis MN can help you find ways to prevent, reduce, and or or prepare for issues related to the unemployment system in Minnesota.  For […]

Lost Your Unemployment Appeal in Minnesota

You Lost Your Unemployment Appeal in Minnesota?

If you lost your unemployment appeal in Minnesota, you are likely wondering now what?  Whether you were denied unemployment benefits or you are an employer and you want to appeal a claim for benefits, the strategy is the same. First, you need to act fast.  Provided you act fast, you likely have a right to […]

Recent Appeals…

Unemployment Appeal: Overpayment of Benefits

In Misfield vs the Department of Employment and Economic Development, an Applicant for unemployment benefits was deemed ineligible for unemployment benefits. As a result, the Minnesota Court of Appeals decided that the Applicant received an overpayment of unemployment benefits. Unfortunately, the issue in this case was not whether or not the Applicant was eligible for […]

Unemployment Appeal: Employee Misconduct and Treatment of Children

A terminated employee working as a preschool teacher treated students roughly. The fired employee applied for unemployment benefits. The preschool teacher was denied unemployment benefits because of employment “misconduct” under Minn. Stat. 268.095, subd. 6(a). The Minnesota Court of appeals upheld her denial of unemployment benefits after the teacher had treated one child roughly, kept […]

Unemployment Appeal: Quit Due to Illness

In Quam v. Farmington Health Services, an Applicant filed an appeal for unemployment benefits. The employee in this case refused to work after she suffered an adverse reaction to mold in her workplace.  The Minnesota Court of Appeals decided in favor of the Employer.  Here, the employee was not eligible for benefits because she took […]

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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