Q) The retail shop I work in is currently getting remodeled with new carpet and paint. We are required to work during the remodel which will last about one month. The fumes from the adhesives and carpet are making me physically ill. Nausea and breathing issues. I have a doctors note stating I cannot work in these conditions. Can they let me go for this reason? If they let me go can I collect unemployment benefits?
A) If you have completed your required state qualifying hours, you can apply for unemployment benefits if your are fired in this situation. Bring your doctors no with you if you need to apply for benefits.
General Requirements for Unemployment Benefits
Be totally or partially unemployed.
Be unemployed through no fault of his/her own.
Be physically able to work.
Be available for work which means to be ready and willing to immediately accept work.
Be actively looking for work.
Meet eligibility requirements each week benefits are claimed.
Be approved for training before training benefits can be paid.
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