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 […]

MN Unemployment Preponderance of Evidence

MN Unemployment Preponderance of Evidence

The MN unemployment preponderance of evidence is a standard used by unemployment law judges to determine whether an applicant is eligible for unemployment benefits or if the applicant is denied unemployment benefits. At first glance, it might appear as a simple thing.  In other words, if you prove the MN unemployment preponderance of evidence is […]

Applicants & Employers

Unemployed for Reasons Other than Layoff

If a terminated employee is unemployed for any reason other than lack of work, Minnesota unemployment law requires that a process be followed to determine whether a terminated employee is eligible for unemployment benefits. The following is the general process for unemployed workers: Unemployed employee will be asked questions about why they are unemployed. The […]

Desempleo Abogado en Minnesota

Si usted habla español y necesita ayuda con las prestaciones por desempleo o ayuda para presentar una apelación para beneficios de desempleo en Minnesota, por favor póngase en contacto con este bufete de abogados en busca de ayuda. Las prestaciones por desempleo en Minnesota puede ser muy confuso, especialmente si usted es incapaz de hablar Inglés. Por lo tanto, por favor envíe un correo electrónico a la oficina de Derecho de la ley IAJ, LLC con el spaeen la parte derecha de […]

Recent Appeals…

Unemployment Appeal: Good Reason to Quit was Lacking

An office manager for a music school was denied unemployment compensation benefits after she quit because she felt “uncomfortable” with the school’s financial situation and thought that it was engaged in illegal financial practices.  While the applicant for unemployment benefits did not express her discomfort to the school before she quit her employment, the Minnesota […]

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: Employment Misconduct

In Myers v. Silver Tower Subs, an unpublished unemployment appeal, the Minnesota Court of Appeals reviewed whether or not the employee or applicant for unemployment benefits was terminated for employment misconduct. Employment misconduct in Minnesota is any intentional, negligent, or indifferent conduct, on the job or off the job that displays clearly a serious violation […]

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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