The Roper Law Firm

Unemployment Compensation Lawyer

Georgia Lawyer providing experienced Unemployment Compensation and Employment Law Attorney services in Columbus Georgia, Columbus-Muscogee County Georgia, and throughout the State of Georgia.

Call 706.596.5353 to discuss your Unemployment Compensation Dispute Issues and Employment Law LEGAL needs.

When an employee is terminated from his or her job, they may be eligible to receive unemployment benefits, which includes temporary payments of money through unemployment compensation.

In the State of Georgia, in order to be eligible for Unemployment Benefits:
  1. You must have had your employment terminated through no fault of your own;
  2. You must be either looking for another job, have definite recall to their jobs within 6 weeks of the last day worked, or in approved job training;
  3. You must have earned qualifying wages in at least two of the four quarters in the base period;
  4. Base period is the first four of the last five calendar quarters completed at the time you file your claims;
  5. You must have insured wages totaling at least $1,134 in the two highest quarters of your base period (this amount may change may be subject to change);
  6. The total wages in the base period must equal or exceed one-half times the wages in the highest quarter.

If you have met these requirements, an ex-employer may not refuse to provide lawful employment compensation and associated benefits. However, employers and their unemployment benefit insurance carrier may try to assert that an ex-employee did not meet the legal requirements for unemployment compensation, or try to assert that the employees termination was due to his or own fault.

Many times, the first indication that an employer and their unemployment compensation insurance carrier has denied your request for unemployment compensation is by a denial of unemployment compensation letter. The first thing you should do when you receive a first denial of unemployment compensation benefits is contact experienced legal counsel that has the experience to properly assess your situation, inform you of your legal rights, and fight for your rights regarding unemployment compensation benefits.

Trying to deal with the ex-employer and unemployment compensation insurance carrier on your own may actually harm your ability to obtain justice.

If you believe you have been the victim of an unlawful denial of rightfully entitled unemployment compensation, contact The Roper Law Firm  by calling 706.596.5353 or by using our online case evaluation form.

AS A MATTER OF POLICY, MR. ROPER NO LONGER ATTENDS UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION APPEAL HEARINGS. THIS CONDITION HAS BEEN BROUGHT ABOUT BY STATE IMPOSED FEE CAPS AT $300 WITH DEPARTMENT OF LABOR  APPROVAL.SINCE MR. ROPER CAN EASILY SPEND FIVE HOURS OR MORE PREPARING FOR, ATTENDING, AND WRITING UP NOTES FROM A HEARING THE SIMPLE ECONOMICS OF THE MATTER DO NOT JUSTIFY THAT EXPENDITURE OF YOUR RESOURCES. MR. ROPER WILL ALWAYS CONSULT WITH YOU ABOUT WHAT YOU MAY EXPECT AND HOW TO BEST PRESENT YOURSELF.

Attorney, John W. Roper is an experienced Unemployment Compensation Benefits and Employment Law Lawyer providing professional legal services in serving in Columbus Georgia, Columbus-Muscogee County Georgia, the Middle and Northern District Courts of Georgia, and Georgia's Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Call CALL 706.596.5353 TO Speak to a Georgia Unemployment Compensation and EMPLOYMENT LAW Lawyer at The Roper Law Firm.

As your Attorney, I will always strive to help Stop Unemployment Compensation Violations and Unfair Treatment relating to Unemployment Laws throughout the State of Georgia and, as Warranted, Elsewhere.