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I’m 74 years old. Am I eligible for unemployment?

Q) I’m wondering if I can collect unemployment. Here’s my situation: I’m 74 years old and worked as an adjunct professor at Indian River State College for six years. I was not given classes to teach last term because I “failed to fill out a form.” This was a form I’d never filled out before, so I’m assuming they wanted to drop me. Here’s the problem: IRSC does not take social security payments out of anyone’s salary; instead, they take money out and put it in a TIAA account. I have access to that money now that I no longer work for IRSC; however, if I use it to pay rent or my car note, I have to pay hefty taxes on it right there and then. So am I eligible to college unemployment? I’m engaged in a job search of course.

A) The rules governing unemployment insurance benefits vary by state. However, to date no state places an age limit on receiving unemployment benefits benefits. A 74-year-old worker should be able to collect unemployment insurance benefits as long as he/she meets their state’s requirements. Your best bet is to apply for you unemployment benefits.

I worked in NY but moved to Florida after my termination. How do I file a unemployment insurance benefit claim?

Q) I worked in NY but moved to Florida after my termination. How do I file a unemployment insurance benefit claim? W NY? I am already registered in NY. I know it can transfer butbI font know how to start it. Thank you. A) According to NY Department of Labor: Promptly file your claim, in the… Continue Reading

How do I apply for unemployment?

Q) How do I apply for unemployment? A) To apply for unemployment insurance benefits you should: Contact your state’s unemployment insurance program as soon as possible after becoming unemployed. In most states you can apply online. Generally, you should file your claim with the state where you worked. If you worked in a state other than… Continue Reading

My brother has stage four lung cancer. He needs a letter on letterhead stating that he no longer receives unemployment.

Q) My brother has stage four lung cancer. I am his sister and am helping him get benefits. He needs a letter on letterhead stating that he no longer receives unemployment. I have to have this in three days for him to obtain SNAP and TANF. Who would I contact for this. I have tried calling… Continue Reading

Am I eligible for Unemployment insurance? I had worked a school for 3 years, although it was only a 10.5 month position.

Q) Am I eligible for Unemployment insurance? I had worked a school for 3 years, although it was only a 10.5 month position. Due to divorce and liquidation of assets, had to sell home. I could not afford living in the location I was, so I resigned and moved out of state to live with mother.… Continue Reading

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