I recently had a hearing for disqualified benefits due to voluntarily quitting my recent employer. I was incarcerated in another state and unable to return to work and was terminated via mail by employer. The letter stating my denial was due to separation of employment without good cause. The appeals examiner reiterates this denial reason and adds on that the reason was "though compelling", it was "personal". Is there a strategy to get this decision overturned?
Although you claim that the incarceration was beyond your control and that you did not intentionally miss work unfortunately the law is not in your favor on this issue. Missing work due to incarceration is normally considered to be a disqualifier for unemployment benefits.
Incarceration is not going to be an excuse that will entitle you to unemployment benefits.
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