If you have a job abandonment can you collect unemployment? 3 Answers as of August 10, 2011

If you do not call or show up for work for 2 weeks, that is job abandonment. If that considered a voluntary resignation or a termination? Will you be eligible for unemployment compensation?

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Law Office of Tadd Dietz, PLLC
Law Office of Tadd Dietz, PLLC | Tadd Dietz
The eligibility requirements for unemployment benefits in Utah are set by the Department of Workforce Services (DWS). According the DWS website "In general, unemployment insurance benefits are paid to eligible workers who: have earned qualifying wages, are unemployed through no fault of their own, are able and available to work full-time and are actively seeking full-time work." See, . If you are seeking legal advice regarding the specific facts of your case consult an attorney.
Answer Applies to: Utah
Replied: 8/10/2011
Bernard Huff, Attorney/Mediator
Bernard Huff, Attorney/Mediator | Bernard Huff
Contact your State's labor agency and/or the U.S. Dept. of Labor for a response.
Answer Applies to: Indiana
Replied: 8/10/2011
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