Illinois Unemployment Lawyer
Helping employers and employees in Illinois with legal issues related to unemployment benefits
Unemployment benefits are an important issue to both employers and employees alike. For employees, obtaining unemployment benefits can be essential to meeting financial obligations during a period of unemployment. On the other hand, employers have a significant financial stake in making sure that employees who should not be awarded benefits are denied. The law regulated unemployment benefits in Illinois can be extremely complicated, and often implicates various laws, including Illinois statutes, federal laws, administrative regulations, and both federal and state case law. As a result, the counsel and representation of an experienced unemployment lawyer can be extremely helpful in ensuring that you obtain the result you wish in an unemployment dispute. To schedule a free consultation with an Illinois unemployment lawyer, call the Law Offices of Kenneth P. Carp today at 636-947-3600.
Assisting clients in all aspects of unemployment law
The Illinois unemployment benefits program is administered by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES). A claim begins when a worker who believes that he or she has lost their job through no fault of their own files a claim with the agency. After the initial determination is made, both parties have the right to appeal the decision and have a hearing conducted by an IDES administrative law judge, called a referee. From here, there are additional opportunities for appeal in Illinois court system. There are many ways that an attorney can help at every level of the unemployment claim and appeals process. These include the following:
- Assisting in filing an initial claim for benefits
- Representing you in any judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding that may take place
- Collecting and presenting evidence in support of your position
- Establishing good cause for voluntarily quitting a job
- Establishing the existence of employee misconduct
Working with employers to create and implement policies that minimize unemployment tax liability
Of course, the exact ways that an unemployment attorney will be able to help you will depend on the specific circumstance of your case. Both employers and employees with issues related to unemployment law can benefit from discussing their situation with an Illinois unemployment attorney.
Call an Illinois unemployment attorney today to schedule a free consultation
Attorney Kenneth P. Carp has over two decades of experience practicing law and has the skill required to obtain the best result possible in your unemployment law matter. To schedule a free consultation, call the Law Offices of Kenneth P. Carp today at 636-947-3600.