If I was terminated and granted unemployment benefits but my ex-employer tried to unsuccessfully block it and now they offered me my job back, do I have to accept?

Asked on December 8, 2015 under Employment Labor Law, Maryland

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

If you don't accept what, by definition, is a comparable job to the one you were terminated from (since it is the same job, from what you write), you could be terminated from unemployment; the unemployment rules require you to take comparable employment.


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