Should I provide information to the unemployment office regarding past disciplinary notices if they were based upon lies and I did not sign it?

I am recently unemployed and am trying to obtain unemployment benefits d/t being fired ‘without cause’ as indicated on my discharge papers and signed by HR. However, my supervisor said she was firing me b/c of unsatisfactory documentation and b/c an aide (lied) said I refused to help her provide cares for a resident because I told her I was too busy. My former supervisor did not like me and was nit picking my work and wrote me up on 2 separate incidents (in which she did not ask me my side of the story). Should I provide any of the detailed information in the prior write-ups to the unemployment office?

Asked on July 29, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Kansas

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I suggest that if the unemployment office does not request the documentation that you have written about then you are under no obligation to provide such.

However, prudence dictates that you should bring up the existence of such documents to the representative of the unemployment office and if he or she wants the documents, then you provide them.


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