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Princetown fights judge over jobless benefits

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Princetown officials are legally contesting an unemployment claim Town Justice Michelle Van Woeart filed after the town removed her from a clerk’s position she held in her own court. Town officials are expected to appear before an administrative law judge with the state Department of Labor next week to argue against Van Woeart receiving unemployment benefits. Town Supervisor Mike Joyce said she began filing for unemployment shortly after the town formally announced the court clerk’s ...

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January 23, 2013
4:42 a.m.

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The justice position is part-time probably one day per week, at the most 2. Unemployment is based on a 4 day week. As I understand it, partial benefits are possible, it would not be full.