Unemployment and Attendance: Can I get unemployment if I was fired for attendance?

North Carolina Unemployment Attendance Rules Well, it depends. In North Carolina, attendance issues can be tricky when it comes to qualifying for unemployment benefits. There are several factors involved and the employer is usually well versed in what those factors are. The law has changed drastically recently, modifying those factors as well. In order to […]

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Unemployment and Suicide

It is exceedingly rare for us to have cross over in our two primary practice areas: Unemployment (helping people with contested unemployment claims) and Estate Administration (assisting families wrap up the affairs of deceased loved ones), but today it does: A new study, funded by the University of Zurich, analyzed 63 selected country’s public data […]

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Access to Counsel for Unemployment Appeal Claimants

Getting a Lawyer for an Unemployment Appeal Lower Fees for Unemployment Appeals There are a lot of lawyers that practice in fields of law which cater to individuals in the lower-income brackets.  Many of these are contingency fee cases or simply lower fee cases.  You would typically think of personal injury, Worker’s Compensation, or Social […]

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Responsibility for repaying overpaid unemployment benefits

When does an overpayment of unemployment benefits happen? The larger part of challenged NC unemployment benefits cases we handle include the circumstance where: 1) The Claimant (previous worker) makes a claim for unemployment insurance benefits. 2) The Employer gives the Division of Employment Security data demonstrating that the Claimant ought to be denied benefits. 3) […]

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Unemployment Appeal Lawyers – Recent Developments and Help from an Unemployment Appeals Attorney

Recent Developments and Usefulness of Lawyers in Unemployment Appeal Hearings In the recent past, numerous changes have been made to North Carolina unemployment law, making it more challenging to get unemployment benefits on the off chance that you leave from your occupation. Adding to the disarray, the “old” law wasn’t expelled from the NC Legislature/ […]

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Overtime Pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Overtime pay for Workers The FLSA is the federal law that governs how employers pay covered employees overtime pay. Most people are covered employees, which means they must be paid for overtime. The FLSA requires employers pay non-exempt employees at least one and a half times their regular pay for time worked after 40 hours […]

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