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Unemployment Attorney St. Louis Missouri

Unemployment benefits exist to help people who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. Typically, these benefits are available to employees whose employers fired them for reasons other than misconduct or let them go because of downsizing, not to workers who were correctly classified as independent contractors. The rise of the gig …

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Unemployment Attorney St. Louis

Collecting unemployment benefits is intended to be a simple process that can be navigated by the recently unemployed without assistance. Most states have online access to apply for benefits, file weekly claims while looking for work, and the like. The process is supposed to be easy to negotiate without legal assistance. Sometimes it is—but not …

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Unemployment Attorney St. Louis

If you’ve brought an unemployment claim in Missouri that’s been either denied or unsatisfactorily determined, you have the right to appeal that determination by requesting a hearing with an unemployment referee (who—for all practical purposes—will fulfill the role of the judge in the decision-making process). The Missouri Division of Employment Security will provide you with …

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St. Louis Unemployment Attorney

Independent contractors are rarely eligible for unemployment benefits after their job terminates because employers do not pay unemployment taxes for contractors the way they do for employees. Thus, unless the contractor pays unemployment taxes, the contractor receives no benefits. Unfortunately, some unscrupulous employers attempt to misclassify employees as independent contractors to avoid paying unemployment taxes …

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St. Louis Unemployment Attorney

If you lose your job, you may automatically expect to begin receiving unemployment checks in the mail. However, this is not the case and there are criteria you must meet and actions you must take to be eligible to receive benefits. The following is some information regarding eligibility for unemployment in the state of Missouri. …

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Missouri Unemployment Attorney

Missouri unemployment insurance acts as a “safety valve” and provides temporary financial relief to unemployed workers who meet the requirements imposed by state law. There are also federal guidelines which govern unemployment law, and the system is administered by the Missouri Division of Employment Security. In order to receive full unemployment benefits in Missouri, you …

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