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Unexpected but in the hospital for premature labor. don’t know what to do because i have bills

Q) I have a question hoping someone could answer for me. I was currently working but do to and unexpected put in the hospital for premature labor. The last day I worked was the night before I got put in the hospital which was August 16,2017. I have currently turned my fmla form into my work place but was told I wasn’t going to get paid. Except for what vacation and sick hours I had which is only 40 hours. I just don’t know what to do because i have bills and kids to take care of and not able to work due to still being in the hospital. Just need help on what I should do. Thanks

A) You may qualify for Short Term disability. If you live in a state that provides short term disability insurance, you’re probably already paying into the system as one of the automatic deductions from your paycheck. Your company’s Human Resources department can be helpful in explaining the company’s policies for short term disability insurance and unpaid leave. The US Department of Labor also has several resources that parents-to-be can utilize to better understand the Family Medical Leave Act and to see if disability or unemployment plans are available in their state. https://mamasonbedrest.com/2012/06/mamas-on-bedrest-what-you-need-to-know-about-short-term-disability-insurance/

We need to see the Document from EDD that itemized the amounts of benefits

Q) We need to see the Document from EDD that itemized the amounts of benefits MS S****a received each month for my client. It also must show that the benefits have been exhausted. She can request a copy of this Document. What office should my client go to, in order to get this information. A) You can… Continue Reading

 I had two doc notes for being out. They fired me. Can I collect unemployment?

Q) I had two doc notes for being out. They stopped excepting doc notes for being excused from work and counted those days against me. They fired me. Can I collect unemployment? A) To qualify for unemployment benefits you must have lost your job because of no fault of your own. You must have also worked the… Continue Reading

My Bank being bought out. I am receiving a severance package. Will I still qualify for unemployment?

Q) I work at a bank they are being bought out. I am receiving a severance package. Will I still qualify for unemployment? A) Severance pay may impact your unemployment benefits depending on how it is paid and your state laws. For example, receiving severance pay does not impact your benefits in California. In Texas, severance will… Continue Reading

I am seriously considering moving to Midland TX, Is there a way to create an account and provide assistance

Q) I live in New Mexico but am seriously considering moving to Midland, TX. Having a job lined up before moving would be ideal. Is there a way to create an account that will provide assistance in the Midland/Odessa area? A) Please visit TX unemployment and career center website for information on job opportunities in Midland, TX.… Continue Reading

Is there a program that teaches how to dress in interviews, know how to answer interview questions?

Q) Is there a program that teaches people how to dress in interviews, know how to answer basic interview questions, etc. If not, my group would like to assist. We want to help get people past interviews and on the job. A) You should be able to get counseling on your dressing and interview skills at your… Continue Reading

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