Rhode Island Arbitration / Mediation Law Questions & Answers

Q: I am curious as to why an arbitrator would ask this?

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 17, 2018
Thomas A. Grossman's answer
I am not an employment lawyer, but I am a Mediator and Arbitrator. My guess is that the Arbitrator wanted to see if you received unemployment benefits because, if you did, he would probably deduct the amount you received from any judgment in your favor. He would do that to avoid a double benefit to you by getting both UI benefits and damages.

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