Unemployment Claims: When to Contest and How to Win the Hearing
Wednesday, August 4 at 12 PM ET
Presented by: Elizabeth Milito, Esq. Senior Executive Counsel, NFIB Small Business Legal Center
Content Level: Beginner
This webinar is FREE to members and non-members
Challenging an unemployment claim takes a great deal of time and effort. Even if you are positive you fired an employee for a legitimate reason, it is the small business owner who bears the burden of proof. That is why NFIB is presenting the educational webinar Unemployment Claims: When to Contest and How to Win the Hearing. We will show you under what circumstances you should challenge unemployment claims, how to document terminations and dismissals to prove your case, and provide pointers on preparing for unemployment claim hearings.
- When to challenge an unemployment claim – Whether you contest a claim or not depends on a variety of factors. We'll tell you what circumstances lead to successful challenges and which circumstances will lead you toward failure.
- How to document a termination to prove misconduct and defeat an unemployment claim – Having the right documents can make or break your case. Find out what hearing officers are looking for.
- How to prepare for a hearing – Find out what arguments your former employee is likely to make, how to respond, what evidence you’ll need to prove your case.
- Answers to your other unemployment insurance hearing questions.
About the presenter:
Elizabeth Milito serves as Senior Executive Counsel with the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Legal Center, a position she has held since March 2004. Ms. Milito is responsible for managing cases and legal work for the NFIB egal Center. She frequently counsels businesses facing employment discrimination charges, wage and hour claims, wrongful termination lawsuits, safety and health citations, union avoidance and, and in most other areas of human resources law. She also provides and develops on-line and on-site training on a variety of employment law matters and is a frequent media spokesperson on employment matters. Ms. Milito came to NFIB from the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs where she defended VA hospitals in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and West Virginia in employment and labor lawsuits.