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'Furlough' vs 'Laid-Off' - let’s break it down …

"I've been temporarily laid-off - what does that even mean? I'm getting unemployment, am I required to search for work? Isn't furlough and temporarily laid off mean the same thing? BUT, I have a job to return to ..." In concept - the two may seem similar, but legally they are not the same. By definition, a furlough is a mandatory temporary leave of absence from which the employee is expected to return to work or to be restored from a reduced work schedule. Meaning, the em

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Hey stranger! Thanks for stumbling upon the HR Andrea blog, a place designed to get the answers you need to everything HR and Unemployment related. I started this blog after being a member to a number of Unemployment related forums. What I've found in these forums is a TON of misinformation about how Unemployment Insurance works, the process of the Department of Labor and what people need to do, in order to move forward in this pandemic. Which, just leaves people feeling, u

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