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Can terminated employees receive unemployment insurance benefits?

I am commonly asked whether unemployment insurance benefits are available to employees that have been fired from their job.  In short, the termination must be for "wilfull misconduct" in order for unemployment insurance benefits to be denied. In other words, even if the employee is terminated for cause, unless the employee engaged in wilfull misconduct, benefits should not be denied.

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