If you are denied unemployment benefits you can appeal the decision. There are steps you need to take to appeal a denial of unemployment benefits and this article will guide you on how to do it.
Things You Will NeedTo follow the steps listed in this article on how to appeal when you are denied unemployment benefits.
Step 1The first step to appealing when you are denied unemployment benefits is to immediately send in your appeal form when you receive it in the mail. The longer you wait to send in the appeal from the longer your former employer has to build a case against you for the appeal. Send in the form the same day you are notified you have been denied benefits if possible.
Step 2The second step to appealing when your denied unemployment benefits is to tell the judge at the appeal that you were exposed to a hostile work environment. The judge is usually on the side of the person who was fired(the judge is not put there to deny benefits to people) so you need to keep the judge on your side. If there were any incidents of unfair treatment by a superior, hostile treatment by employees that was not rectified by management, or any other times where you were subjected to hostile or unfair treatment that interfered with your work then you need to bring up every single example you can.
Step 3The third step to appealing when you are denied unemployment benefits is to bring any witnesses who can back up your story. If you have people who worked with you and witnessed hostile or unfair treatment towards you then you need to bring them to the appeal to back up your story. The more people who witnessed inappropriate behavior towards you(even something small) and can back up your story the better your case is