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Unemployment Compensation: Disqualification – Discharged for Misconduct

Unemployment Compensation

Last updated on 05/26/2021 at 4:25 pm

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Can I draw benefits if I was fired?

What is “simple misconduct”?

If I get fired for making minor mistakes or accidents, will I be disqualified from six weeks of benefits for “simple misconduct”?

Suppose I violate the rules just one time, and get fired. Will I be disqualified for “simple misconduct”?

What is “gross misconduct” that would disqualify me from all benefits?

I got a written warning. Then I got fired. Does that mean I will be automatically disqualified for “gross misconduct by prior written warning”?