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I was denied for unemployment but here's my concern. I worked one job for the government for 9yrs and another job for only 3 months. My doctor put me on restrictions due to being pregnant but my 9yr job didn't have any work for me at the moment. The job ICan I reapply for unemployment and not add both jobs just the job I was at for 9yrs verses 3 months. Tried the appeal but did not fall through because the 3 month job lied extremely to much.1 answer | asked Apr 14, 2016
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Non-Compete Opposite of UsualI do extensive work for my employer with respect to Workers' Compensation and Union issues in a heavily regulated industry. I would like my employee to compensate me in exchange for a non-compete clause for a period of one year, i.e.: no working for the Unions, regulatory bodies, etc. Is this possible?1 answer | asked Jul 30, 2007