Preparing for Unemployment Hearings
1 hour 30 minutes
Gain a better understanding of the importance of defending unemployment compensation claims and how to avoid future litigation.
Many employers take a one size fits all approach to responding to unemployment benefits inquiries. Such action, or inaction, can lead to significant waste of company time and resources. This topic helps the persons responsible for responding to unemployment benefits inquiries understand how to properly investigate and evaluate incidents of employee discharge in order to successfully defend against claims for unemployment benefits.
• You will be able to identify common state standards used to evaluate an application for unemployment benefits.
• You will be able to explain how to investigate circumstances surrounding an employee separation.
• You will be able to describe how to properly prepare witnesses and exhibits for an unemployment benefits hearing.
• You will be able to recognize when it is to your company’s benefit to contest an application for unemployment benefits.