• What experience have you had applying for unemployment?

    Asked by Dkatsmeow on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

    What experience have you had applying for unemployment?

    The left side of my throat is paralyzed & I can barely talk & cannot swallow at all. I am permanently on a feeding tube. Also have issues with my leg from where they ripped a hunk of meat for my radical dissection & a broken hip.

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    • GregP_WN's Avatar
      GregP_WN

      Yep, unemployment will deny a claim due to medical issues keeping you from being able to work. Those are two separate divisions. I have had employees for years and occasionally will have someone try to file for UE due to being sick or injured. Sick and Injured are both different issues also. And, I agree with the others that it's probably going to be a disability issue.

      10 days ago
    • HotRodTodd's Avatar
      HotRodTodd

      During my first treatment years ago I was missing a lot of work and was feeling guilty about it. So I asked my boss if they wanted to just lay me off for a while to help them not have to pay my salary during that time and he told me that it wouldn't work because unemployment wouldn't pay for time off due to health issues, so everyone's answers are spot on. I hope you get through this well.

      10 days ago
    • TOUGHERTHANIT's Avatar
      TOUGHERTHANIT

      I asked about this too, I thought that I would be able to be laid off until I got done with treatment. The HR dept. says NO.

      9 days ago

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