Minnesota Unemployment Benefits
Whether you are an Applicant requesting Minnesota unemployment benefits or an Employer defending or denying Minnesota unemployment benefits, these types of issues can take on many different forms and issues. This law office helps Applicants and Employers apply, manage, deny, defend, seek, and appeal Minnesota unemployment benefits.
Minnesota unemployment benefits are administered through a government agency called the Department of Employment and Economic Development. This government agency is also called “DEED.” DEED administers Minnesota unemployment benefits. Sometimes, you will read about DEED managing an UI Program or Unemployment Insurance Program. In summary, these programs and activities can by simplified as Minnesota unemployment.
Both Employers (businesses) and Applicants (workers, employees, or persons) seeking or defending claims for Minnesota unemployment benefits have an interest in whether a worker is eligible or ineligible for unemployment. An Applicant in Minnesota can be eligible for Minnesota Unemployment if they meet a series of conditions. Generally, Minnesota Unemployment is given to Applicants if they are terminated for reasons other than employment misconduct or they quit and qualify according to an exception. Unfortunately, these issues begin to get complicated when comparing Minnesota unemployment benefits to court rulings already decided in past court cases.
Also, whether an Applicant is eligible for Minnesota unemployment benefits can change on a week to week basis. In other words, a person can be eligible for Minnesota unemployment benefits during one week and not eligible the next week. For this reason, it is important to understand the laws and rules applicable to Minnesota unemployment.
Assuming a person or applicant for benefits meets certain eligibility requirements, a person can collect Minnesota unemployment for approximately 26 consecutive weeks. However, Minnesota unemployment benefits can change based on certain criteria, taxes, and Federal opportunities.
If you are an Employer or an Applicant and you have a question, concern, or issue related to unemployment benefits, please consider contacting this law office for help.