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I was recently let go and my be call back to work part-time. Will I be able to collect part-time unemployment?

Q) I was recently let go and told to sign up for unemployment.But,I am trying my best to stay and work a different building.i am full time and may be called back.Would I be able to sign up for partial unemployment if I can work part time?Thanks for any answer

A) Your State law will determine if you are eligible for partial unemployment benefits. Generally speaking, however, an employee will be eligible for benefits if all of the following are true:

You are underemployed, meaning that you are working part time through no fault of your own. For example, if your company cut the hours of everyone in your department in order to avoid layoffs, you would likely meet this eligibility requirement. You may also be eligible if you lost your full-time job and have only been able to find occasional or limited part-time work. Depending on your state’s rules, you may be eligible for partial benefits if you had two part-time jobs and lost one of them. However, regardless of how your state determines eligibility for partial benefits, you will not be eligible if you could be working more. For example, if you voluntarily chose to reduce your hours or work part time so you could take care of your children, you would not be eligible.You must meet your state’s minimum earnings or minimum hours worked requirements. These are the same whether you apply for regular or partial unemployment benefits. Source: https://www.employmentlawfirms.com/Eligible-for-Partial-Unemployment.cfm

I live in CA, my dad lives in IL. Ask dad to come watch grand children while I work. Boss Okyd, then later said he may get fired

Q) I am writing on behalf of my dad. I live in California but he lives in Loves Park, Illinois. I am leaving for work and needed him to come out here to watch his granddaughter while I am gone, he spoke to his boss to see if he would be able to take the time… Continue Reading

Unexpected but in the hospital for premature labor. don’t know what to do because i have bills

Q) I have a question hoping someone could answer for me. I was currently working but do to and unexpected put in the hospital for premature labor. The last day I worked was the night before I got put in the hospital which was August 16,2017. I have currently turned my fmla form into my work… Continue Reading

We need to see the Document from EDD that itemized the amounts of benefits

Q) We need to see the Document from EDD that itemized the amounts of benefits MS S****a received each month for my client. It also must show that the benefits have been exhausted. She can request a copy of this Document. What office should my client go to, in order to get this information. A) You can… Continue Reading

 I had two doc notes for being out. They fired me. Can I collect unemployment?

Q) I had two doc notes for being out. They stopped excepting doc notes for being excused from work and counted those days against me. They fired me. Can I collect unemployment? A) To qualify for unemployment benefits you must have lost your job because of no fault of your own. You must have also worked the… Continue Reading

My Bank being bought out. I am receiving a severance package. Will I still qualify for unemployment?

Q) I work at a bank they are being bought out. I am receiving a severance package. Will I still qualify for unemployment? A) Severance pay may impact your unemployment benefits depending on how it is paid and your state laws. For example, receiving severance pay does not impact your benefits in California. In Texas, severance will… Continue Reading

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