I previously asked the following question:
"I signed a seperation agreement that read as follows ;
I, (anonymous), acknowledge my seperation of employment with, (anonymous company), effective immediately. By my signature below, I agree that I will neither seek nor accept rehire, a new position, recall, reinstatement of any type of employment with (anonymous company).
This seperation agreement was a stip to my settlement, could I still win unemployment benefits? Because I wanted to go back but they didn't want me back"
Well I have since been denied unemployment benefits and California EDD states the reason being that I "voluntarily quit". I now have to appeal. I was forced to sign the separation agreement in order to settle my workers comp case it was not my choice. How can I make my best case.
You argue just that - that you were forced to sign the document. You can get a declaration from your workers compensation attorney as well. Just tell the hearing officer all of the facts.
Good luck to you.
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