Yes. Even though it was made known at the time of hire that this was a temporary job, as soon as work is not available, he/she becomes eligible to apply for unemployment compensation and your reserve account becomes liable for charges if he/she is approved for benefits.
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- I never employed this individual so how can I be charged?
- When someone voluntarily quits do I have any liability for benefit charges?
- What type of information will the department require in order to keep this employee from drawing benefits from my reserve account?
- I told an employee at the time of hire that this would be a temporary job. Will he/she still be eligible for benefits when the job is completed?
- If I discharge a probationary employee, will he/she be eligible for unemployment?
- What information will I need to provide to the unemployment office if a worker files a claim for benefits?