The Iowa Code and Iowa Administrative Code sets specific guidelines that determine whether an employee may receive unemployment benefits after separation from their employment. The Code covers various situations, such as if the employee was fired for misconduct, was forced to resign, or voluntarily quit. There are many variables that go into each situation where an employee is terminated; if you have experienced a separation from your employment, call us to discuss the particular facts of your case and we can help you understand the Iowa Code and whether you will be eligible for benefits. For example, if you voluntarily quit your job, there are several instances where you may be able to receive benefits. Many employees are not aware of this and forgo any attempt to request benefits. Every case is unique and we can help you navigate the difficult laws that may apply to your situation and represent you at an employment benefits hearing.