I'm Receiving Benefits, The Employer Appeals -- Do  Benefits Stop?

The department’s determination allowing you benefits remains in effect while the hearing is pending and until the administrative law judge issues a written decision.  You will continue to receive benefits during that period.

If the appeal is not withdrawn or dismissed, the administrative law judge’s decision will affirm (in whole or in part) the department’s determination, or reverse that determination (again, in whole or in part).

If the department’s determination is reversed, it is possible that there will also be a finding that benefits were overpaid to you in the period prior to the administrative law judge’s decision, which may have to be repaid to the department.

It is important that you keep filing for benefits in each week that you wish to be considered eligible for benefits.

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