Where the Jobs Are: Tips for the Unemployed

If you're unemployed and have been for a long time then you may be ready to pursue another career path in the hopes of getting a job sooner and possibly pursuing a profession you've always been interested in. If you're thinking about a new job, make sure you're selecting a field that will have a [...]

By |2018-11-13T21:34:10+00:00September 27th, 2012|Unemployment - Job Loss|Comments Off on Where the Jobs Are: Tips for the Unemployed

Can I Get Unemployment If I Quit Due to Lack of Child Care?

At Allmand Law, we know that it’s incredibly difficult to balance parenting and work obligations. Unfortunately, employers aren’t always so understanding. After an unexpected job loss, you might wonder, “Can I get unemployment if I quit because of child care?” The answer is: “it depends.” Keep reading to learn more about how your ability to access child [...]

By |2018-10-18T10:51:44+00:00July 24th, 2012|Unemployment - Job Loss|Comments Off on Can I Get Unemployment If I Quit Due to Lack of Child Care?

If My Employer Relocates am I Eligible for Unemployment?

Unemployment benefits are available for qualifying workers who were at no fault in losing their job.  If you quit voluntarily you may not qualify under certain circumstances.  If your employer decides to relocate and the circumstances force you to leave, it is possible you may be eligible to apply for benefits.  When your employer relocates, [...]

By |2018-11-14T17:28:00+00:00July 11th, 2012|Unemployment - Job Loss|Comments Off on If My Employer Relocates am I Eligible for Unemployment?

What Happens if You Falsify Information When Applying for Unemployment?

Falsifying Information When Applying for Unemployment Falsifying information on your unemployment application may have serious consequences.  The Texas Workforce Commission states that anyone who provides false information or is found being untruthful when supplying information in order to receive benefits may get jail time, fines and even reducing chances of gaining future employment.  The same [...]

By |2018-11-07T22:26:21+00:00June 27th, 2012|Unemployment - Job Loss|Comments Off on What Happens if You Falsify Information When Applying for Unemployment?

Can You Get Unemployment If You Quit Because of Stress or Health Reasons?

Have you ever felt so overwhelmed by workplace stress that you were ready to quit? While that thought is sometimes tempting, quitting a job can complicate your claim for unemployment benefits. Keep reading to learn more about how you can get unemployment if you quit due to your health or stress. Can You Get Unemployment [...]

By |2018-10-18T10:48:27+00:00June 7th, 2012|Unemployment - Job Loss|Comments Off on Can You Get Unemployment If You Quit Because of Stress or Health Reasons?

Can I Reopen an Unemployment Claim if I Quit My Job?

Reopening an unemployment claim after quitting a job depends on several factors.  It is possible to reopen a claim but usually when employment is gained, you lose eligibility for benefits.  Depending on your reason for leaving employment, you may be able to reopen your claim if there is a claim balance remaining.  The reason for [...]

By |2018-11-12T18:33:57+00:00May 23rd, 2012|Unemployment - Job Loss|Comments Off on Can I Reopen an Unemployment Claim if I Quit My Job?

Can I Collect Unemployment if I Become Self-Employed?

If you have been unemployed for a while, you may be thinking about making a career change or seeking self-unemployment. Keep in mind, some state programs are not eligible for those who are self-employed but some states may allow you to collect unemployment benefits while working toward self-employment.  You'll have to review rules and requirements [...]

By |2017-12-13T01:48:59+00:00May 22nd, 2012|Unemployment - Job Loss|Comments Off on Can I Collect Unemployment if I Become Self-Employed?

Am I Eligible for Unemployment if I Quit Due to an Injury?

Unemployment benefits are made available to those who lose their job at no fault of their own.  Since each state has regulations regarding eligibility, it's important to review requirements upon applying.  Some states may only pay if you lose your job involuntarily. Employers make contributions to unemployment insurance programs that help make benefit payments to [...]

By |2018-12-13T09:41:28+00:00May 17th, 2012|Unemployment - Job Loss|Comments Off on Am I Eligible for Unemployment if I Quit Due to an Injury?

Preparing for Unemployment

How to Prepare for Unemployment The economy isn't faring too well, and even though some economists say the tide is turning, many people out in the trenches will disagree wholeheartedly. There are a number of unemployment tips and debt prevention tips out there but not many people talk about preparing yourself for unemployment before it [...]

By |2017-12-13T01:49:25+00:00April 27th, 2012|Unemployment - Job Loss|Comments Off on Preparing for Unemployment

How to Survive Unemployment

The cost cutting of multiple companies due to the economic complexities lead to thousands of Americans being laid off from their jobs. Tips for the unemployed to help get through this rough period: Company Instead of being all negative on your forthcoming layoff, be professional and ask your company if there are programs they can [...]

By |2018-11-12T22:00:34+00:00April 18th, 2012|Unemployment - Job Loss|Comments Off on How to Survive Unemployment