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If you suddenly find out that you have lost your job, you may not know how to react or where to turn to plan for the immediate future without your usual source of income. Avoid burning bridges – When you leave your former job, avoid saying anything that may result in a less than favorable …

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Collecting unemployment is a process many U.S. workers go through at some point in their careers. As of the week ending December 3, 2015, the United States Department of Labor reported that approximately 269,000 Americans in the labor force are collecting unemployment insurance benefits.1 Obtaining unemployment benefits can be relatively straightforward. For some, the process …

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Losing one’s job is a difficult time for anyone. Among others, employees that are laid off have questions regarding how long he or she will be out of work and how they will be able to afford this period without a steady income. Fortunately, workers have the opportunity to file for unemployment benefits. These benefits …

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Employers who are subject to unemployment taxes1 should be aware of the fact that their tax rate is based in part on how many former employees successfully claim unemployment benefits. For this reason, employers should do their best to retain employees whenever possible and not terminate employees except in cases in which they have violated …

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There are many reasons people considering quitting a job, including personal problems, conflict with coworkers or management, pursuing new opportunities, and health problems. While voluntarily leaving employment may be tempting for many people, it is important for workers to understand that the way in which they leave a particular position can have a significant impact …

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Many people who find themselves unemployed are rightfully concerned about how they will be able to pay for their basic necessities. After all, except for the very lucky few, most of us have to work in order to pay for our day-to-day lives. Without an income, people may be unable to meet their financial obligations …

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Successful Candidate Resume Requires Skills Education And Experience To Find Employment

Employees who voluntarily leave a position or are otherwise ineligible for unemployment benefits regularly claim benefits to which they are not entitled. Missouri’s unemployment program is funded largely by taxes paid by employers, whose tax rate is dependent on a variety of factors, including the unemployment charges that are levied against their account. When employers …

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The majority of employers in the U.S. are required to pay taxes to help fund state unemployment insurance programs. If a number of unemployment claims are filed by former employees, your company’s tax liability could substantially increase. How your company will be affected by a particular claim will depend on many different factors. Status of …

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Marijuana laws can significantly differ across state lines in the United States. For example: Recreational marijuana use and possession is legal in Washington State, Oregon, Colorado, Alaska, and the District of Columbia. 23 states plus the District of Columbia1 have legalized marijuana use for approved medical purposes. Many states have decriminalized the possession of small …

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For those looking for a job tight now, it likely comes as no surprise that finding suitable work can be extraordinarily difficult. In fact, a recent Harris poll1 conducted on behalf of Express Employment Professionals indicates that 40 percent of unemployment people have actually given up looking for work. While a fruitless job search may …

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