If my former employer offers a settlement in the form of another job at a much lesser pay, can this effect my unemployment?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Little Elm, TX

I was laid off last May from an ABC teaching position . I filed and received II . I filed charges against the company with DECO . The former employer has now as a settlement , offered me a job back at a much lesser pay . If I decline this offer will it effect II ?

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typo, II is unemploment benifits

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  1. Richard Kurt Arbuckle


    Contributor Level 19


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . I have changed the practice area to employment law. I hope a lawyer who practices that area can answer your question.

    This is not legal advice. You should always discuss the specifics of your issue in person with an attorney. Be... more
  2. David Gary Jones

    Contributor Level 11

    Answered . Potentially. Depending on your state law, the refusal of an offer of employment may disqualify you from eligibility for ongoing unemployment benefits.

    Please consult your local unemployment office for confirmation.

    Please check the law of your state

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