After u have been approved and have already been getting ur unemployment benefits can the employer cancel ur unemployment at all

Asked 10 months ago - Batavia, NY

for any reason like if I was getting unemployment and I also had filed a complaint on the same place of where I was getting unemployment for a sexual harassment complait and they get mad and back out of the unemployment after I have already been getting my checks

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  1. Vincent Peter White

    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . If they try to end your unemployment because you made a complaint it may be construed as retaliation against you, which is illegal under the sexual harassment statute.

    This answer does not constitute legal advice and you should contact an attorney to confirm or research further any... more
  2. Eric Sanders

    Contributor Level 13


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    Answered . Please do yourself a favor and consult with an attorney.

    Answers to questions posted on the AVVO website as well as content contained on The Sanders Firm, P.C., website is... more
  3. Arthur H. Forman


    Contributor Level 17


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    Answered . Unemployment benefits are given by the Unemployment Insurance Board, not by the employer. There is a time limit for fighting unemployment benefits, and once that time has passed, the employer can no longer object.

  4. David Mullen

    Contributor Level 9


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    Answered . Your employer could try to stop your benefits by appealing the decision. However, there is a limited time available for them to do that, and if that time has passed, the decision becomes final.

    These answers are not intended nor shall it be deemed to be the rendering of legal advise, they are given based on... more

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