“Tips for Success: Attendance-Based Claims”

When a former employee files for unemployment insurance, it’s usually because they believe they have a case that shows their firing wasn’t their fault. In certain situations, like layoffs, this is true, but other claims have room for a company to contest. One example is an attendance-based claim. The worker you let go might claim they were fired for being chronically late or not showing up, but they weren’t aware of a policy that prohibited such actions and were never formally reprimanded. When this happens, the easiest path to success is ensuring you have a system in place.

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