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Good grief! Hallmark launches line of unemployment cards

Mach·i·a·vel·li·an   [mak-ee-uh-vel-ee-uhn] adjective of, like, or befitting Machiavelli. characterized by subtle or unscrupulous cunning. He resorted to Machiavellian tactics in order to get ahead. The quality associated with marketing a line of greeting cards to capitalize on the 9.1% unemployment … Continue reading

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Will the Unemployment Discrimination Bill Become Law?

Earlier today, I had a conversation with Judy Greenwald from Business Insurance magazine. We discussed the proposed law to prohibit discrimination against job applicants on the basis of unemployment status. She published an article: American Jobs Act would prohibit discrimination … Continue reading

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Unemployment insurance – voluntarily leaving employment

Unemployment insurance – voluntarily leaving employment LaClair v SUNY Research Foundation, 281 AD2d 677 Veronica A. LaClair challenged a determination by the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board denying her unemployment insurance benefits on the grounds that she had voluntarily left her … Continue reading

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Misconduct and Unemployment Benefits

In a rare appellate decision regarding unemployment benefits, the Iowa Court of Appeals upheld denial of a former Casey's employee's unemployment benefits. The facts in this case are uninteresting: the employee removed discarded soup from the garbage and took it … Continue reading

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Termination for violating the employee's "last chance agreement" disqualifies individual for unemployment insurance benefits

Termination for violating the employee's "last chance agreement" disqualifies individual for unemployment insurance benefits Matter of Brown v Lincoln Ctr. for The Performing Arts, Inc., 2011 NY Slip Op 02982, Appellate Division, Third Department Gloria Brown worked for as a … Continue reading

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