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PA employment law, can I file an appeal to a denied unemployment claim

Philadelphia, PA |

i fail a random drug test.. i dnt smoke.. my unemployment was denied... should i file an appeal.

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You have the right to file an appeal within fifteen days of the decision, however, have you already had a hearing before a referee? Do you have evidence to present? If not, you're going to have a tough time. Incidentally, drug tests reveal more than just what you smoke. If your employer had an established policy that a failed drug test meant termination, it will be difficult for you to overturn the decision.

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