Unemployment Compensation

New Jersey employees trying to collect unemployment are facing serious challenges. Employees pay insurance premiums from every pay check to secure unemployment benefits, yet both employers and the State are increasingly seeking to prevent employees from collecting those benefits. Part of the reason is because unemployment claims are now more valuable than ever; benefits now reach a maximum of over $640.00 per week and can last for 26 weeks or more. These benefits are charged against the employer, whose rates can be raised if the claims exceed the amount paid in by the employer.

We handle NJ unemployment compensation and claims on an affordable flat fee basis. This includes both the initial fact-finding interview and any appeals. We handle appeals to the Appeal Tribunal, Board of Review, and New Jersey Superior Courts. These appeals can address your eligibility for benefits, your monetary determination, or a requested refundThe flat fee includes an initial interview, contact with the Department of Labor, review of transcripts and documents, legal brief (when permitted) and personal representation at your hearing. We strongly recommend that anyone applying for unemployment compensation in New Jersey be represented by an experienced unemployment lawyer. There are many potential pitfalls for the unwary. As a top unemployment lawyer in NJ, our advice and representation will greatly increase your chances of successfully collecting benefits without disqualification.

Schorr & Associates has had many successful outcomes and victories in unemployment claims, including Appellate Division victories. You can see the full stats for the past years here. Alan H. Schorr, a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, also frequently lectures on unemployment matters and has written published articles on the subject. Please call or e-mail now for a free initial telephone consultation.

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Fact-Finding Interviews

In the event that either you or your employer report that you were terminated from your job or that you voluntarily left, the Department of Labor will schedule...

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Appeal Tribunals

If you have been disqualified from unemployment benefits you must file an appeal within 7 days of your receipt of the Notice of Determination or within 10 days of its mailing.

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Board Of Review Appeals

If you have lost your Appeal Tribunal, you have the right to appeal the denial of unemployment benefits to the Board of Review of the Department of Labor.

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Appellate Division Appeals

If the Board of Review of the Department of Labor issues a decision, it is the final decision of the agency.  The only remaining appeal is to file an appeal to the Superior...

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Refund Appeals

If you have received notice that the Department of Labor is seeking a refund of benefits, you must file an appeal immediately.  Do not wait to receive further notices.

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