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Question: What information will the judge accept as germane to this appeal? Appeal of UC benefits for voluntary quit. UC was granted: based on "...inharmonious relations with a fellow employee....You voluntarily left with good cause." The employer was stating that "...while being given a performance improvement plan, she became upset and resigned." This is not accurate. Job abandonment and failure to provide written notification cited. I have an email 061313 from my supervisor in response to my leaving because of the current unresolved tensions with a co worker. I have a performance eval. merit pay

Answer: Evidence that can be gathered for an Unemployment Compensation appeals cases must contain information to prove that a claim should be granted. This can include W-2 forms, letters from employers, medical statements, pay vouchers, employment contracts, memoranda, employee handbooks, personnel policies, work rules, written warnings, pay records, etc. Anything that is related to the case may be evidence. If the evidence is not paper, then arrangements need to be made to have it considered at the hearing, e.g.: bring a tape player if you want a tape considered. Be sure to call in advance if the evidence requires special arrangements to be considered. Evidence for all cases, regardless of the subject matter, must be relevant, reliable, and admissible. This means that the evidence is related to the case and will help to show or prove the claim by a party, the evidence comes from a trustworthy source, and that the evidence is allowed to be presented in a court for the case. To find more information about preparing for an Unemployment Compensation appeals case consult the Arizona Department of Economic Security.

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  • What information will the judge accept as germane to this appeal? Appeal of UC benefits for voluntary quit. UC was granted: based on "...inharmonious relations with a fellow employee....You voluntarily left with good cause." The employer was stating that "...while being given a performance improvement plan, she became upset and resigned." This is not accurate. Job abandonment and failure to provide written notification cited. I have an email 061313 from my supervisor in response to my leaving because of the current unresolved tensions with a co worker. I have a performance eval. merit pay

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