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St Louis Unemployment Attorney

One common question we hear is whether a person can collect unemployment benefits if they quit their job. The answer to this question is: it depends on the circumstances of your situation. Whether or not you can collect unemployment benefits in Missouri after quitting depends on the reasons that you left your job. Any applicant …

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St. Louis Unemployment Benefits

St. Louis workers are eligible for unemployment compensation[1] if they are temporarily out of work through no fault of their own.  To determine whether an employee is temporarily out of work Missouri agencies look to the employee’s recent work history and earnings during a stretch of time called the “base period.” Only employees who have …

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Can Help Limit Unemployment Tax Liability

Most employers are required by law to pay state and federal unemployment taxes1 in order to fund their state’s unemployment program. These programs generally provide unemployment benefits to individuals who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own or who leave their employment for good cause. An employer’s unemployment tax rate is in …

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Checklist If You Lose Your Job

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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Hire An Unemployment Attorney

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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Wrongly Denied Unemployment Benefits

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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Who Quit To Unemployment Benefits

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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Can I Get Unemployment Benefits

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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Hire An Attorney To Protest An Unemployment

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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