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Preparing for Unemployment Hearings

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Preparing for Unemployment Hearings

Workshop Description/Agenda

Learning Objectives
Learning Objectives * 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 companys benefit to contest an application for unemployment benefits.

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.

State Standards Review and Federal Pandemic Relief Update ï Review of Eligibility Criteria for Receipt of Unemployment Benefits ï Federal Pandemic Unemployment Relief Update Issues to Consider at the Time of Employee Separation ï Documenting an Employee Separation ï Evaluating Severance Offers ï Drafting Release Provisions Related to Unemployment Benefits Investigation of Employee Separation ï Creating an Investigation Checklist ï Witness Interviews ï Review of Company Records and Other Evidence ï Analysis of Investigation Findings Preparing for Hearing Attendance ï Creating Your Chronology ï Witness Selection and Preparation ï Exhibit Compilation ï Administrative Compliance

Bernadette Hunton with Kollman & Saucier, P.A.

AIPB ,CLE (Please check the Detailed Credit Information page for states that have already been approved) ,HR Certification Institute ,CPE ,SHRM ,Additional credit may be available upon request.

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is designed for human resource managers, benefits administrators, payroll professionals, personnel managers, business owners and managers, and attorneys.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: HR Management Training > Labor/Employment Law

Training Course Summary: Preparing for Unemployment Hearings