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I was falsely accused of sexual harassment and fired. can I still get unemployment? However, did have a relationship?

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I was falsely accused of sexual harassment. The person told the company that i was harassing her and asking her for sexual favor. However, I did have a relationship with her in the past but I ended it. She wanted to continue it. So one day she got made at me with job. She told them that she quit because of harassment from me. However, she was the one harassing me to continue the relationship but I did not. However, I told the company the truth and got fired for violation of company policy and inappropriate conduct. But not sexual harassment. I told them this to prove that I was not guilty those allegations.

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  1. Potentially. It will be the employer's burden on the unemployment hearing that you committed gross misconduct to justify denial of unemployment benefits. It could come down to who the administrative law judge believes, or evidence that you have that she was harassing you.

  2. You may want to employ an employment law attorney to assist you in filing for unemployment benefits.

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