After you lose a job, for any reason, it may be necessary to file for unemployment insurance benefits to support yourself and your family. Unfortunately, some employees find themselves in a situation where their employer has contested their entitlement to benefit and face the prospect of a hearing to determine eligibility. If your benefits are denied or your benefits are granted but the employer appeals, you will want an experienced unemployment appeals lawyer to represent you at the hearing.
The evidentiary hearing is conducted by phone with a hearing officer and will consists of testimony, cross-examination, submission of evidence and fact witnesses. This is your only shot at a full evidentiary hearing.
Don’t go to an appeal without an attorney to represent you. The attorneys at Connor & Morneau helps employees through the unemployment benefits process. We will take the time to review the facts of your case, determine if you have a viable claim, and work aggressively to protect your rights and interests.