Can I collect unemployment?

Asked over 1 year ago - Brooklyn, NY

I ran an office sports pool at the office which I have done for the past few years. This was permitted by all company managers. I ran three Super Bowl box pools but could not fill all the boxes so I bought the empty ones. I could not pay some of the winners and was fired when they complained. This is in NY.

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  1. Vincent Peter White

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    Answered . You should apply for unemployment benefits, your employer may not challenge you or you may qualify even if your employer does.

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

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