Does The Agency Contact The Applicants Former Employer(S)?

Yes. The law requires the agency to let the applicant's most recent employer(s) know that the applicant has applied for benefits and to obtain information needed to process the application. Base period employers receive a notice of the applicant's eligibility and the percentage of the benefits for which they may be charged.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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