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Can I obtain unemployment benefits if I was terminated due to the use of alcohol outside the workplace and off the clock?

First of all, unless your termination violated the terms of an employment contract or …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 days ago

Can an institution rescind a job offer

Your employer may terminate you for failing a drug test, since the drug test …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 22 days ago

Forced to telecommute, job won't provide home office setup Chicago, IL

The fact is that most employment is "at will". This means that a company …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 27 days ago

Can an employee deduct 15 minutes of pay for being 5 minutes late?

It is not legal, and you could file a wage-and-hour complaint with the state …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

can i still draw unemployment benefets

A worker is not eligible to receive unemployment benefits if they were terminated "for …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago