Can I get unemployment benefits if I receive severance pay?

Yes, but your unemployment benefits may be delayed. In a published opinion from the Minnesota Court of Appeals filed today, Menyweather v. Dept. of Employment and Economic Development, File. No. 33318420-3 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 7, 2015), the Court affirmed the language of Minn. Stat. 268.085, subd. 3(b): Payments under this paragraph are applied to […]

Good Reminders On What Not To Do If You’re Fired

Workplace Fairness, www.workplacefairness.org, is a great resource for information about employment laws, job rights, and employment issues. The following is taken from the website and is a good reminder of what to do when your employer tells you your employment is being terminated: Don’t burn your bridges Anger is a natural response when you lose […]