Unemployment Benefits

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In Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, fired employees can normally collect unemployment benefits from the state where they worked. However, employers often fight these cases because they have to pay into the unemployment benefits systems based on how many of their fired employees have collected benefits. Usually, they fight on the grounds that they fired the employee for “misconduct.” The definition of “misconduct” varies among the three states but generally means the employee broke one of the employer’s rules.

Our associate Philip Krone represents employees fighting to get their unemployment benefits.

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