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Am I eligible for unemployment? Resigned, transitioned to part time, then let go

Work was too much, too many hours, no life, inability to take care too much stress so... I discussed resigning with my boss early January, and was convinced to stay with some help offered to reduce ...
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How to answer a job application with a sealed record [duplicate]

How would you answer these questions if your misdemeanor been sealed. Have you ever been arrested? Have you ever been convicted of a crime ?
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Will be asked to come back to work - wife cannot due to children

Due to COVID-19 all schools were closed (At least here in MI - I am certain everywhere). My wife's work is starting to ask when she will return. Unfortunately she has to become our 3 daughter's ...
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Receiving payment for work performed a month prior to filing for unemployment and submitting weekly unemployment claim

I have been on unemployment for the month of May and am confused as to how I should answer the question "Did you work or earn wages during the week?" My employer pays me monthly for work that was ...
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Furlough/partial-unemployment and demand by employer to perform different role than hired for

An acquaintance is employed for a role in housekeeping and is currently on furlough but receiving benefits and unemployment plus federal supplement. Employer called today and demanded they come back ...
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Massachusetts unemployment with job offer a few months away

My current job is not allowing me to continue working, and my last day will be next week. I have a job offer that starts late in the summer though. Am I eligible for unemployment in Massachusetts? I ...
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When must an employer issue a Record of Employment in Canada?

I had worked for a company but my contract ended in January. I had since done other work but the industry has been shutdown by COVID-19. I applied for Employment Insurance (EI). Part of it requires ...
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Can I claim unemployment benefits if I already have a new job lined up?

Imagine that I live and work in Massachusetts. I am being laid off by the end of the year. I already have a new job but it won't start until a few months after the end of my current employment. I know ...
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NDA and Applying for Unemployment

Is information required for an Unemployment application exempt from NDAs? I signed one when I was hired, agreeing not to discuss my employer (a celebrity, hence the NDA), employment, separation, etc. ...
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Six months probationary period

I have read and understand 6 months probationary period rule, that employee exceeds 6 months of probationary period shall be regularized otherwise informed by the employer to not continue. Now the ...
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Can a CEO of a C corporation who make no salary qualify unemployment benefits?

Many officers of startups do not make a salary, but they are actively working for their company. While they do have options, these options may not be worth much of anything in the beginning. If the ...
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Can you claim unemployment benefits while driving for a ride-sharing company in Florida?

I've been working in one full-time job for over 5 years. In the past year or so, I started driving for a couple ride-sharing companies to supplement my income. Now, I'm being laid off from my primary ...