Unemployment Benefits

We regularly represent employees who were laid off or terminated through no fault of their own in unemployment hearings before the Unemployment Compensation Review Commission (UCRC). We also assist employees with filing claims for unemployment benefits and responding to requests for information from the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services (ODJFS) before a case reaches the UCRC.

If you received unemployment benefits and were later deemed ineligible, you may be asked to repay all of the benefits you received. In that case, we can help you appeal the determination denying you benefits, fight allegations of unemployment fraud, and file for a waiver of any overpayment.

The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program closed to new applications in 2021, but due to a massive statewide backlog of claims we are still representing employees and independent contractors whose PUA claims are contested or who are seeking a waiver of an overpayment.

If you need assistance with unemployment or PUA benefits claims, or with a request for waiver of an overpayment, contact us today.

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