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Preparing for Unemployment Hearings

OnDemand Webinar (87 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.


Bernadette Hunton, Kollman & Saucier, P.A.


State Standards Review and Federal Pandemic Relief Update

• Review of Eligibility Criteria for Receipt of Unemployment Benefits

• Federal Pandemic Unemployment Relief Update

Issues to Consider at the Time of Employee Separation

• Documenting an Employee Separation

• Evaluating Severance Offers

• Drafting Release Provisions Related to Unemployment Benefits

Investigation of Employee Separation

• Creating an Investigation Checklist

• Witness Interviews

• Review of Company Records and Other Evidence

• Analysis of Investigation Findings

Preparing for Hearing Attendance

• Creating Your Chronology

• Witness Selection and Preparation

• Exhibit Compilation

• Administrative Compliance