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The Hearing Process


There are several steps that occur prior to a claimant or an employer appealing to the Board of Review. The diagram below illustrates the process from the time an employee/claimant files a claim for unemployment/temporary disability insurance through the Board of Review process.

Board of Review Process Flow Chart


Decisions made by the three-member Board are usually rendered fairly quickly, both parties are notified of the outcome.

This flow chart is a simplified illustration of the process a person may go through when they file a claim - there may be several other steps, depending on whether the claim is for unemployment or temporary disability. 


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