I left my job for workers comp claim not being paid. I started a new job and after 2 weeks was let go.Unemployment stated that I had to requalify and therefore Im disqualified due to original resignation from previous job.That I left for personal reasons that why Im disqualified.Isnt leaving for not being paid sufficient to qualify..I left the first job for not being paid for the second job.I was disqualified as to not requalifying to NJ standards which are 10 weeks off employment or monetary which I didn't make either.I didn't leave for personal as unemployment claimed I left for my workers comp not being paid and sent to collection.
You don't ask a question. However, if you leave for personal reasons, and are not fired, you are not eligible for unemployment, in the absence of some specific circumstances, that you have not identified in your post.
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I suggest that you appeal the decision using an attorney that primarily handles unemployment cases. It will be up to a judge to determine if your reason for resigning was one that would allow them to award benefits
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Since you voluntarily left the first job, they are likely correct, you are not eligible for unemployment.
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The facts and sequence of events are somewhat unclear, however if you left your job because a prior worker’s compensation claim was not paid, that would likely disqualify you from receiving unemployment benefits because you left voluntarily. If your were not paid wages, that would be a different matter. The remedy for a failure to pay a worker’s compensation claim is not resignation. You can always request to appeal an unemployment denial and present your information to the administrative law judge who will decide whether the denial was correct.
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