What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Massachusetts
I am in Massachusetts but will be reopening a previous claim in CT when I lived previous.
I was recently fired this week after working at a new job for only 6 months.
The reason was 'unsatisfactory job performance'.
My boss gave me a written warning two weeks ago that was vague and just had things like disorganization, bad time management etc..
At the end of that document it said --- 'we will evaluate your performance over the next couple weeks prior to the end of the introductory period to determine if further corrective action is necessary'.
I stayed late and put in every effort. On Monday I was fired -- my boss said in the HR office that ' we reviewed your progress and even though you made some progress & improvement we don't feel that you are a fit for this position so we are ending your employment'. That was it. HR said that I could apply for unemployment but the reason given would be 'unsatisfactory performance' and the unemployment office would make the decision. No specific rule was broken as determined by definition of misconduct.
I filed by phone and was told that a fact finder would make a decision but not until the end of december and that is just based on a written statement that I and the employer will have sent prior to that time.
Do I have a chance of receiving benefits based on the above?