Anderson, SC asked in Employment Law for South Carolina

Q: I filed a claim with the unemployment benefit agency and I was denied, then it was recinded? What is that

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Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II

A: Cannot say without seeing the paperwork. It would appear to mean that the decision was taken back. However, they usually say the decision was "vacated" not "rescinded." Rescinded is a contract term meaning the contract was repudiated by one of the parties and they want to undo it and put everyone in the positions they were in before the contract. I am hoping that this does not mean that any benefits you were awarded pending the decision will have to be repaid, but cannot tell from what you have posted. This is unemployment insurance law. You need to consult an attorney in your local area that practices this kind of law. Thank you for using Justia Ask a Lawyer.

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