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Dec 30, 2011

Ability to Obtain Unemployment Compensation Benefits Stifled: The Effect of Voluntary Resignation and Release as Part of Workers’ Compensation Claim Settlement

As part of the settlement of a workers’ compensation claim, it is common for the attorney representing the employer to require that the injured worker sign a resignation of employment and a general release. After settlement of the workers’ compensation claim is completed, the injured worker often applies for and receives unemployment compensation (UC) benefits. » Read More