Unemployment Eligibility is a term of art used under Minnesota law 268.085.
Generally, I see applicants trying to guess at whether they are eligible and assume a denied application or claim is good reason to give up.
As an unemployment lawyer, my goal is to educate and inspire a conversation with applicants seeking help with eligibility issues in MN.
Unemployment Eligibility: Minnesota’s Basics
I believe the first rule is simple: assume you are eligible for benefits. The second issue is finding a rule that supports being granted benefits.
For many, this is where the errors being because folks assume their situation will easily support acquiring benefits. If this were true, I wouldn’t have spent my career trying to develop this area of the law in favor of applicants.
The third rule applicable to eligibility for unemployment benefits is having “covered employment”. For those unfamiliar with this term, perhaps you will find more value in the posts outlined below.
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