Ohio Questions and Answers about Benefits: Unemployment

I am being let go in Ohio and am going to receive 45 weeks of "severance"
It is my understanding that the "severance" will be paid in a lump sum. Am I correct in assuming that I can apply and receive unemployment compensation after declaring this lump sum on the first week ...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 2, 2013 5:16 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I got 4 weeks of Severence pay, when should I apply for Unemployment
I was working for one company till Aug 9th and my new job started only on Sep 16. Then I was let go with Oct 28th being my last day for budget issues. I am getting 4 weeks of severence pay and I had a...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 1, 2013 07:47 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Filing for Unemployment as remote-based employee of non-Ohio company?
I recently was let go (severance separation due to company downsizing) from a remote-based consulting position with a company based outside of Ohio. I have been seeing conflicting and incomplete infor...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 24, 2013 3:56 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

What is law for between terms for school teachers if laid off from full time job?
1 answer  |  asked Sep 19, 2012 07:56 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Will I qualify for unemployment benefits?
I was discharged on 8/12. I filed immediately for unemployment. I was told that I could put whatever I want about the seperation from the company on any application moving forward. HR Told me I could ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 18, 2012 5:08 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

How can I win my enemployment claim since I was relased for just cause.
I quite my previous job that I did not feel safe at to take a job that required me to get a gaming license. I was informed of this. After 5 weeks of paid training I recieved a rejection letter for my ...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 18, 2012 09:42 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Ohio unemployment appealing denial because of severance
I saw an answer on MEL (I-was-denied-unemployment-because-of-my-lump-sem-severance-package) Is there anyway to appeal the denial of benefits because of a lump sum severance. Ohio unemployment has dete...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 17, 2012 3:21 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Not employed long enough
Started as temp-hire august 1, 2011 during first 4 weeks was asked about forklift history, and asked if I would be interested, which I said yes. and proceeded to tell me its basics . was trained in sh...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 6, 2012 2:39 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

My company is closing down and has offered severance and 25% stay on bonus weekly.
However this is to be paid out weekly after termination has begun. Not as a lump sum. will this prevent us from receiving for unemployment untill these miniscule payments stop?
1 answer  |  asked Jan 18, 2012 1:08 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can an employer fight unemployment benefits if they gave the employee a promotion a week before?
Salaried employee was fired from Akron based company after 5+ years of work. At time of firing, Employer gave Employee letter outlining reasons for firing which were minimal infractions at best (e.g. ...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 28, 2011 10:33 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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