Ohio Unemployment Lawyers

Good and hard workers lose their jobs on a daily basis and start their unemployment claims and appeals without an unemployment attorney because they have full expectations of receiving the compensation they deserve. To their surprise, their former employer throws up roadblocks and obstacles in their path for the sole purpose of minimizing the premiums they pay to Unemployment.  We help these employees get the benefits they deserve.

"Immediate responses and effective litigation - Can't ask for better."  Allison

Even though you may be rightly due compensation, your former employer’s poor payroll records or desperate attempt to minimize their expenses may leave you without the benefits you earned to care for your family and yourself during these difficult economic times while you search for new employment.

 

Although it may seem obvious that you have a right to compensation, moving forward on your own with unemployment appeals and hearings may leave you with a denied unemployment determination and even with ODJFS demanding you pay back benefits.

 

Do not let yourself be fooled by the seemingly informal nature of the unemployment review commission telephone hearings, because these are real hearings, governed by laws and procedures, and they may be your best and last chance to present evidence that you are due benefits.

 

No Fees Until You Win

Sivinski Law Offices offers Free Initial Consultations.  We additionally offer contingency agreements whenever possible, with no up-front fee.

We collect a fee ONLY if we are successful in obtaining your unemployment benefits for you.

You have nothing to risk or lose by calling Sivinski Law Offices for your free consultation, so call us today before any of your unemployment appeal rights are lost.

Improve Your Chance to Obtain Unemployment Benefits

 

The unemployment benefit appeal process does provide opportunities to obtain a determination in your favor, but you must have knowledge of the laws, the rules, and have the required tools to obtain and present evidence on your behalf.

 

We have the expertise and experience to navigate through the Unemployment Appeal process and to present the best case possible to obtain the benefits you deserve.

 

The fact is, ODJFS does not operate based on what you know to be true, unless that truth can be shown to them, proven to them, and explained in a way that they can understand that Ohio statutes and rules require them to give you benefits.

 

It is a simple decision: If you want to increase your chances of obtaining benefits, take advantage of a free consultation with the licensed attorneys at Sivinski Law Offices.

 

Statewide Representation

 

Because unemployment determinations are appealed in writing, and the hearings are conducted by telephone, Sivinski Law Offices successfully represents clients throughout the State of Ohio.

 

800-641-1970

We only represent employees, never employers, because we believe in fighting for Ohio's workers, never against them.

Experienced Representation

 

John Sivinski and Brian Smith built their practice of representing employees during unemployment appeals upon a foundation of successfully representing employees wrongfully terminated  during union arbitrations, workers' compensation claims, and in state and federal litigation for many years.  No  unemployment appeal case at Sivinski Law Offices is ever delegated down to a staff member.  Instead, Sivinski Law Offices guarantees that your case will receive personalized direct representation from attorneys John Sivinski and Brian Smith.

 

 

Unemployment Compensation Appeal Services

 

If you have lost your job and your former employer is fighting your benefit claim, call Sivinski Law Offices for a free consultation with a respected and licensed employment attorney. We strive to provide aggressive legal representation throughout the unemployment process, requesting records and tailoring the best legal arguments available, to protect your rights and to obtain any compensation that you have a right to.

OUR RECENT CASES/NEWS

Unemployment Appeal Won - Management Delays Do Not Justify Terminating Employee: We showed that accusations that employee was terminated because projects were delayed were insufficient for just cause because the delays were due to management rather than the employee. (Benefits Approved 5/19/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Venting About Discipline is Not Just Cause to Terminate: Employer who terminated employee for closing their office door and venting to a friend and co-worker about being put on a performance improvement plan did not have just cause for the termination. (Benefits Approved 5/18/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Rules Must Be Applied Reasonably: Although the hearing officer concluded that the employee violated a rule, we were able to convince her that the rule was not applied reasonably and that the termination without prior discipline was without just cause. (Benefits Approved 5/17/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Employee's Reasonable Deviations from Policies Not Just Cause to Terminate: Employer who left employee short staffed lacked just cause to terminate the employee for deviations from policy when those deviations were reasonable and did not cause any harm to the employer. (Benefits Approved 5/8/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Employer Lacks Just Cause to Terminate for Absence: Employer who did not follow its own progressive discipline policy, and then issued a termination for an absence due to an illness with medical documentation, lacked just cause. (Benefits Approved 4/24/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Employer Could Not Convert Layoff into a Termination: Employer who asked employee if he wanted a voluntary layoff and then did not offer him any work could not use a prior incident as a justification to terminate - the employee was laid off due to a lack of work. (Benefits Approved 4/24/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Showed the Hearing Officer that the Employee Did Not Commit Misconduct: Employer failed to show any misconduct after last discipline and therefore lacked just cause to then terminate. (Benefits Approved 4/7/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Giving Accurate Information is Not Just Cause to Terminate: Employee payroll coordinator was terminated without just cause for sharing tax information with employee when it was shown that the information was accurate and followed procedure. (Benefits Approved 4/3/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Employer Lacked Just Cause When It Skipped Discipline Steps: Hearing Officer agreed that the Employer failed to follow its progressive discipline policy and, as a result, it lacked just cause to terminate our client. (Benefits Approved 3/29/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Mistake that Was Quickly Corrected Was Not Just Cause to Terminate: Employee with prior disciplinary record was terminated for entering the wrong code on a lab report; however, because the error was immediately caught and corrected the Hearing Officer agreed that the employer lacked just cause to terminate. (Benefits Approved 3/27/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Last Minute Denial of Vacation Did Not Give Just Cause to Terminate: Employee requested vacation many weeks in advance and paid for the vacation, only to be told a couple days before that he would be terminated if he took the vacation. The Hearing Officer agreed that the Employer lacked just cause to terminate because it could not show the employee's actions, "were so egregious or unreasonable as to warrant a denial of unemployment benefits." (Benefits Approved 3/23/2017)

  • Sample Employers We Have Won Against

    1-800-Flowers Team Services, Inc.

    Aaron's, Inc.

    Ace Cash Express, Inc.

    Adecco USA, Inc.

    Advanced Industrial Services, LLC

    Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC

    Allstate of Youngstown LLC

    Altaquip LLC

    American Bottling Company Inc.

    American Home Patient Inc.

    Americare Home Health of Bryan LLC

    Ampro Computers Inc.

    Amtrust North America, Inc.

    Animal Hospital of Polaris, LLC

    Anthem Companies, Inc.

    Atlantis Company, Inc.

    Bar One II LLC

    Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc.

    Bef Foods Inc.

    Berke Dental Center

    Biomat USA, Inc.

    BJ's Restaurant Operations Company

    Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center

    Bluffton Hotel Corp.

    Bolton Square Hotel Company, Inc.

    Borcherding Parts, Inc.

    Brookville Local Board of Education

    C & R Welding Inc.

    C T L Aerospace, Inc.

    Cantex Inc.

    Cargill, Inc.

    Carrols, LLC

    Catastrophe Management Solutions

    Catholic Charities Corporation

    Catholic Health Care Partners

    Certified Flooring Installation, Inc.

    Chi Omega Sorority

    Chippewa Community School, LLC

    City of Middletown

    Clerac LLC

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Coblentz Distributing, Inc.

    Cobra Plastics, Inc.

    Community Health Partners Regional Medical Center, Inc.

    Component Repair Technologies, Inc.

    Contactus, LLC

    Core Manufacturing LLC

    Cortland Savings Banking Co.

    Costco Wholesale Corporation

    Creative Fabrication Ltd.

    Crescent Metal Products Inc.

    Crown Services

    Cuyahoga County Commissioners

    Daniel R. Whittaker Dmd Inc.

    Danop, Ltd.

    Denham Oilfield Service, Inc.

    DenOne LLC

    Department of Public Safety, Ohio Highway Patrol

    Dillard Tennessee, Ltd.

    Djaro Inc.

    Do It Best Corp Nelson Rd.

    Domestic Linen Supply & Laundry Co.

    Dometic Corporation

    Donor Care Center, Inc

    Earthgrains Baking Companies, Inc.

    The Employer Group, Inc. (PEO)

    Executive Care, Ltd.

    Exel, Inc.

     

    Eyetique of Cleveland, Inc.

    Falls Village Retirement Community ltd

    Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Inc.

    FIA Card Services, N.A.

    Fifth Third Bank

    Four Square Aggregates Ltd.

    Fusion, Inc.

    Geauga County Auditor

    General Die Casters, Inc.

    General Mills Operations LLC

    Germain Inc.

    Giesecke & Devrient America Inc.

    GLJMOW, LLC

    Good Samaritan Hospital & Health Center, Inc.

    Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA)

    Green Gourmet Foods, LLC

    Greenstar LLC

    Group Management Services, Inc.

    Guardsmark LLC

    Hahn Manufacturing Company, Inc.

    Hamilton County Auditor

    Hamilton County Park District

    HCF of Court House, Inc.

    Henkel Corporation

    Higbee West Main, Ltd.

    Hopedale Mining, LLC

    Horton Emergency Vehicles Company Inc.

    Hose Master LLC

    Hospice of Northwest Ohio

    Humphrey Line

    Inspiron Logistics, LLC

    Integrated Logistics Solutions LLC

    ISD Renal Inc.

    J J Delong Associates, Inc.

    J. C. Ehrlich Co., Inc.

    Jay Industries, Inc.

    Jegs Automotive Inc.

    JLG Enterprises Inc.

    JP Morgan Chase Bank National Association

    K&K Home Division, Ltd.

    Keltec Inc.

    La Rosa's Inc.

    Lake PHO, Inc.

    Lakewood Senior Campus, Inc.

    Lane Construction Corporation

    Lewis Imports LLC

    Lincoln Heights Health Center

    Lowe's Home Centers, Inc.

    M V M Inc.

    Mahoning Valley Infusion Care Inc.

    Mary Rutan Health Association Logan County

    Marymount Hospital, Inc.

    Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.

    Mayfield Lighting, Inc.

    McDonald Steel Corporation

    McKesson Medical Surgical Inc.

    Mercy Medical Center, Inc.

    Meridian Industries, Inc.

    Metro Cleveland Security Inc.

    Miami Valley Gaming & Racing

    Mill & Motion, Inc.

    Mobis North America, LLC

    Mount Carmel Health System, Inc.

    National Lime & Stone Co., Inc.

    OCCHealth Concepts, Inc.

    Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks

    Ohio Department of Taxation

    OPRS Communities, Inc.

    Optima Holdings, LLC

    Orthotic & Prosthetic Services Inc.

     

    Our Lady of The Wayside, Inc.

    Paradise Hospitality Inc.

    Parma Community General Hospital Association

    Patric O Brien Jr. Chevrolet III Inc.

    PCC Airfoils, Inc.

    Peoples Bank NA, Inc.

    Personnel Outsource Solutions, Inc.

    Petsmart, Inc.

    PJ Pizza Ohio, LLC

    Plantation Animal Hospital

    Portrait Innovations, Inc.

    PPC Airfoils, Inc.

    Precision Thermoplastic Components, Inc.

    Progressive Casualty Insurance Co.

    Pro-Tech Maintenance, LLC

    Provider Services Holdings LLC

    Purfoods LLC

    QHG of Massillon, Inc.

    Radiant Technology Group, Inc.

    Rail Loading Services, LLC

    Reactive Resin Products Co.

    Reuther Mold & Mfg. Co. Inc.

    Ross Aluminum Castings LLC

    Ruan Logistics Corporation

    Sage Client 468, LLC

    Sammy's Staffing Services Inc.

    Saturn of Dayton, Inc.

    Select Employment Services Inc.

    Shaker Heights City Board of Education

    Sheltering Arms Hospital Foundation, Inc.

    Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Retirement Service

    Sherwin-Williams Co., Inc.

    SMI Crankshaft, LLC

    Specialty Retailers, Inc.

    Speedway, LLC

    Spherion of Lima, Inc.

    Springbrook Express, LLC

    Staples Contract & Commercial, Inc.

    Steinhaus Restaurant

    Stoneridge, Inc.

    Summa Health

    Summa Western Reserve Hospital LLC

    Superior Metal Products, Inc.

    Sysco Cincinnati, LLC

    The Carter Jones Lumber Company Inc.

    The Laurels of West Carollton, LLC

    The Reynolds and Reynolds Co., Inc.

    The Works: Ohio Center for History Art & Technology, Inc.

    Thistledown Management LLC

    Time Warner Cable

    Timekeeping Systems, Inc.

    Tri-County Hematology & Oncology Associates, Inc.

    Trubridge Inc.

    TWC (Time Warner Cable) Administration, LLC

    U.S. Postal Service

    Umicore Specialty Materials Recycling, LLC

    United Energy Healthcare Workers Corp

    Unity Trucking LLC

    Unlimited Advacare, Inc.

    Upright Steel Fabricators & Erectors, LLC

    US Well Services LLC

    Ventra Sandusky LLC

    Village of Byesville

    Wal-Mart Associates, Inc.

    Walton Healthcare Group, LLC

    Western Reserve Historical Society, Inc.

    WJW Television, LLC

    Wurth Electronics ICS, Inc.

     

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Superb Litigation Attorneys
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
National College for DUI Defense
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Sivinski Law Offices, ltd provides legal services throughout Ohio, from Cleveland to Toledo, including Sandusky, Akron, Vermilion, Huron, Elyria, Lorain, Port Clinton, Rocky River, Parma, Oak Harbor, Norwalk, Milan, Amherst, Sheffield, Avon, Oberlin, North Ridgeville, North Olmsted, Bay Village, Westlake, Cleveland Heights, Lakewood, Brook Park, Strongsville, Garfield Heights, Euclid, Medina, Maple Heights, Bellevue, Clyde and Berea, and within counties such as Cuyahoga, Lorain, Erie, Ottawa, Lucas, Portage, Sandusky, Seneca, Huron, Medina, Summit, Portage, Geauga County, Lake, Ashtabula.

"I would definitely recommend Brian Smith. He helped me get my unemployment compensation that my previous employer of 25 year was trying to evade, returned my emails within minutes and was very personable. It was great having him on my side during this stressful time, I would definitely recommend his services." 
Judy

  • Sample Employers We Have Won Against

    1-800-Flowers Team Services, Inc.

    Aaron's, Inc.

    Ace Cash Express, Inc.

    Adecco USA, Inc.

    Advanced Industrial Services, LLC

    Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC

    Allstate of Youngstown LLC

    Altaquip LLC

    American Bottling Company Inc.

    American Home Patient Inc.

    Americare Home Health of Bryan LLC

    Ampro Computers Inc.

    Amtrust North America, Inc.

    Animal Hospital of Polaris, LLC

    Anthem Companies, Inc.

    Atlantis Company, Inc.

    Bar One II LLC

    Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc.

    Bef Foods Inc.

    Berke Dental Center

    Biomat USA, Inc.

    BJ's Restaurant Operations Company

    Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center

    Bluffton Hotel Corp.

    Bolton Square Hotel Company, Inc.

    Borcherding Parts, Inc.

    Brookville Local Board of Education

    C & R Welding Inc.

    C T L Aerospace, Inc.

    Cantex Inc.

    Cargill, Inc.

    Carrols, LLC

    Catastrophe Management Solutions

    Catholic Charities Corporation

    Catholic Health Care Partners

    Certified Flooring Installation, Inc.

    Chi Omega Sorority

    Chippewa Community School, LLC

    City of Middletown

    Clerac LLC

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Coblentz Distributing, Inc.

    Cobra Plastics, Inc.

    Community Health Partners Regional Medical Center, Inc.

    Component Repair Technologies, Inc.

    Contactus, LLC

    Core Manufacturing LLC

    Cortland Savings Banking Co.

    Costco Wholesale Corporation

    Creative Fabrication Ltd.

    Crescent Metal Products Inc.

    Crown Services

    Cuyahoga County Commissioners

    Daniel R. Whittaker Dmd Inc.

    Danop, Ltd.

    Denham Oilfield Service, Inc.

    DenOne LLC

    Department of Public Safety, Ohio Highway Patrol

    Dillard Tennessee, Ltd.

    Djaro Inc.

    Do It Best Corp Nelson Rd.

    Domestic Linen Supply & Laundry Co.

    Dometic Corporation

    Donor Care Center, Inc

    Earthgrains Baking Companies, Inc.

    The Employer Group, Inc. (PEO)

    Executive Care, Ltd.

    Exel, Inc.

    Eyetique of Cleveland, Inc.

    Falls Village Retirement Community ltd

    Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Inc.

    FIA Card Services, N.A.

    Fifth Third Bank

    Four Square Aggregates Ltd.

    Fusion, Inc.

    Geauga County Auditor

    General Die Casters, Inc.

    General Mills Operations LLC

    Germain Inc.

    Giesecke & Devrient America Inc.

    GLJMOW, LLC

    Good Samaritan Hospital & Health Center, Inc.

    Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA)

    Green Gourmet Foods, LLC

    Greenstar LLC

    Group Management Services, Inc.

    Guardsmark LLC

    Hahn Manufacturing Company, Inc.

    Hamilton County Auditor

    Hamilton County Park District

    HCF of Court House, Inc.

    Henkel Corporation

    Higbee West Main, Ltd.

    Hopedale Mining, LLC

    Horton Emergency Vehicles Company Inc.

    Hose Master LLC

    Hospice of Northwest Ohio

    Humphrey Line

    Inspiron Logistics, LLC

    Integrated Logistics Solutions LLC

    ISD Renal Inc.

    J J Delong Associates, Inc.

    J. C. Ehrlich Co., Inc.

    Jay Industries, Inc.

    Jegs Automotive Inc.

    JLG Enterprises Inc.

    JP Morgan Chase Bank National Association

    K&K Home Division, Ltd.

    Keltec Inc.

    La Rosa's Inc.

    Lake PHO, Inc.

    Lakewood Senior Campus, Inc.

    Lane Construction Corporation

    Lewis Imports LLC

    Lincoln Heights Health Center

    Lowe's Home Centers, Inc.

    M V M Inc.

    Mahoning Valley Infusion Care Inc.

    Mary Rutan Health Association Logan County

    Marymount Hospital, Inc.

    Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.

    Mayfield Lighting, Inc.

    McDonald Steel Corporation

    McKesson Medical Surgical Inc.

    Mercy Medical Center, Inc.

    Meridian Industries, Inc.

    Metro Cleveland Security Inc.

    Miami Valley Gaming & Racing

    Mill & Motion, Inc.

    Mobis North America, LLC

    Mount Carmel Health System, Inc.

    National Lime & Stone Co., Inc.

    OCCHealth Concepts, Inc.

    Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks

    Ohio Department of Taxation

    OPRS Communities, Inc.

    Optima Holdings, LLC

    Orthotic & Prosthetic Services Inc.

    Our Lady of The Wayside, Inc.

    Paradise Hospitality Inc.

    Parma Community General Hospital Association

    Patric O Brien Jr. Chevrolet III Inc.

    PCC Airfoils, Inc.

    Peoples Bank NA, Inc.

    Personnel Outsource Solutions, Inc.

    Petsmart, Inc.

    PJ Pizza Ohio, LLC

    Plantation Animal Hospital

    Portrait Innovations, Inc.

    PPC Airfoils, Inc.

    Precision Thermoplastic Components, Inc.

    Progressive Casualty Insurance Co.

    Pro-Tech Maintenance, LLC

    Provider Services Holdings LLC

    Purfoods LLC

    QHG of Massillon, Inc.

    Radiant Technology Group, Inc.

    Rail Loading Services, LLC

    Reactive Resin Products Co.

    Reuther Mold & Mfg. Co. Inc.

    Ross Aluminum Castings LLC

    Ruan Logistics Corporation

    Sage Client 468, LLC

    Sammy's Staffing Services Inc.

    Saturn of Dayton, Inc.

    Select Employment Services Inc.

    Shaker Heights City Board of Education

    Sheltering Arms Hospital Foundation, Inc.

    Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Retirement Service

    Sherwin-Williams Co., Inc.

    SMI Crankshaft, LLC

    Specialty Retailers, Inc.

    Speedway, LLC

    Spherion of Lima, Inc.

    Springbrook Express, LLC

    Staples Contract & Commercial, Inc.

    Steinhaus Restaurant

    Stoneridge, Inc.

    Summa Health

    Summa Western Reserve Hospital LLC

    Superior Metal Products, Inc.

    Sysco Cincinnati, LLC

    The Carter Jones Lumber Company Inc.

    The Laurels of West Carollton, LLC

    The Reynolds and Reynolds Co., Inc.

    The Works: Ohio Center for History Art & Technology, Inc.

    Thistledown Management LLC

    Time Warner Cable

    Timekeeping Systems, Inc.

    Tri-County Hematology & Oncology Associates, Inc.

    Trubridge Inc.

    TWC (Time Warner Cable) Administration, LLC

    U.S. Postal Service

    Umicore Specialty Materials Recycling, LLC

    United Energy Healthcare Workers Corp

    Unity Trucking LLC

    Unlimited Advacare, Inc.

    Upright Steel Fabricators & Erectors, LLC

    US Well Services LLC

    Ventra Sandusky LLC

    Village of Byesville

    Wal-Mart Associates, Inc.

    Walton Healthcare Group, LLC

    Western Reserve Historical Society, Inc.

    WJW Television, LLC

    Wurth Electronics ICS, Inc.

     

     

Clients Choice Criminal Defense Attorneys
Superb Litigation Attorneys
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - OACDL
Ohio State Bar Association - OSBA
Lorain County Bar Association
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
National College for DUI Defense
Cleveland Metro Bar Association - CMBA
West Shore Bar Association - WSBA
Ohio Employment Lawyers Association - OELA

OUR RECENT CASES/NEWS

Unemployment Appeal Won - Management Delays Do Not Justify Terminating Employee: We showed that accusations that employee was terminated because projects were delayed were insufficient for just cause because the delays were due to management rather than the employee. (Benefits Approved 5/19/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Venting About Discipline is Not Just Cause to Terminate: Employer who terminated employee for closing their office door and venting to a friend and co-worker about being put on a performance improvement plan did not have just cause for the termination. (Benefits Approved 5/18/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Rules Must Be Applied Reasonably: Although the hearing officer concluded that the employee violated a rule, we were able to convince her that the rule was not applied reasonably and that the termination without prior discipline was without just cause. (Benefits Approved 5/17/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Employee's Reasonable Deviations from Policies Not Just Cause to Terminate: Employer who left employee short staffed lacked just cause to terminate the employee for deviations from policy when those deviations were reasonable and did not cause any harm to the employer. (Benefits Approved 5/8/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Employer Lacks Just Cause to Terminate for Absence: Employer who did not follow its own progressive discipline policy, and then issued a termination for an absence due to an illness with medical documentation, lacked just cause. (Benefits Approved 4/24/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Employer Could Not Convert Layoff into a Termination: Employer who asked employee if he wanted a voluntary layoff and then did not offer him any work could not use a prior incident as a justification to terminate - the employee was laid off due to a lack of work. (Benefits Approved 4/24/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Showed the Hearing Officer that the Employee Did Not Commit Misconduct: Employer failed to show any misconduct after last discipline and therefore lacked just cause to then terminate. (Benefits Approved 4/7/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Giving Accurate Information is Not Just Cause to Terminate: Employee payroll coordinator was terminated without just cause for sharing tax information with employee when it was shown that the information was accurate and followed procedure. (Benefits Approved 4/3/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Employer Lacked Just Cause When It Skipped Discipline Steps: Hearing Officer agreed that the Employer failed to follow its progressive discipline policy and, as a result, it lacked just cause to terminate our client. (Benefits Approved 3/29/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Mistake that Was Quickly Corrected Was Not Just Cause to Terminate: Employee with prior disciplinary record was terminated for entering the wrong code on a lab report; however, because the error was immediately caught and corrected the Hearing Officer agreed that the employer lacked just cause to terminate. (Benefits Approved 3/27/2017)

Unemployment Appeal Won - Last Minute Denial of Vacation Did Not Give Just Cause to Terminate: Employee requested vacation many weeks in advance and paid for the vacation, only to be told a couple days before that he would be terminated if he took the vacation. The Hearing Officer agreed that the Employer lacked just cause to terminate because it could not show the employee's actions, "were so egregious or unreasonable as to warrant a denial of unemployment benefits." (Benefits Approved 3/23/2017)

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