Any decision made by an unemployment law judge in a first level hearing may be reviewed by the same unemployment law judge if a request for reconsideration is filed within 20 calendar days of the mail date of the decision. First level appeal decisions explain how to request a reconsideration. If a request for reconsideration is filed timely, the unemployment law judge shall issue an order resulting in one of the following:
The judge will generally not consider new evidence after a request for reconsideration unless:
If you remain unemployed, it is important to continue to make requests for benefit payments every week while the request for reconsideration is pending. You can only be paid for weeks that have been properly requested.