After you receive notice a former employee has filed for unemployment benefits, you have to decide whether you want to contest the case. Depending on the specific circumstances of the employee leaving, you might want extra documentation to help boost your case. Background checks can help you win unemployment claims.
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As fall rolls around, many companies are approaching the end of the actual, or fiscal year. Budgets are finalized, reports are approved, and in the back of your mind you’re aware of something else on the horizon: performance reviews.
More than 80 years ago, Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the Social Security Act to provide for the general welfare of workers. Most commonly, you see this related to the Social Security benefits people receive after retiring, but it covers other workers’ benefits, such as industrial accident victims, assistance for mothers and children, and unemployment insurance.
Professional development is a frequently discussed yet often overlooked part of the job. In an ideal world it would be prioritized, but with heavy workloads it tends to fall to the wayside. Some companies are excellent about holding trainings, but maybe they aren’t specific, and employees see them as time wasters instead of beneficial.
Turnover is part of the life cycle of a business and cannot be avoided. When it happens, ripples of stress can affect an entire business as everyone feels the loss of a worker and potentially a friend. Depending on why a person was let go, that stress might only be the beginning if they choose to file for unemployment benefits.
Letting an employee go doesn’t necessarily end with the exit interview. Depending on the reason for their termination, they may file for unemployment insurance, meaning you’ll pay them a percentage of their wages while they remain unemployed. Based on federal protocol that’s tweaked at the state level, unemployment insurance can be tricky to understand because of the varying details. To make sure you don’t run into issues, avoid these three mistakes in the unemployment insurance process.