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Claiming unemployment after accepting a job and quiting?

Milwaukee, WI |
Filed under: Employment

I am trying to find out the laws in Wisconsin for starting a job, then finding out it has unacceptable working conditions, questionable ethical practices,and I am suppose to have a vehicle, which I was never told ,can I quit and claim unemployment benefits again?

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Unemployment insurance is a program that may provide you with money if you lose your job through no fault of your own. If you quit your job without meeting these requirements, you may be denied benefits because you will be considered to have voluntarily resigned your job. The pressures on the system are really high today because of the sheer volume of people in need of unemployment benefits. The unemployed are at a high number not seen for over 50 years.

Because this matter is so important you should really get a lawyer.

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No one can know what the record is in the case because online we cannot see your documents. You need a lawyer. Check with a lawyer in your locale to discuss more of the details.

Good luck to you.

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