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If work 30 hrs in the summer can I collect partial unemployment?

unemployed_personQ) I work at Messiah College and they just informed me that my hrs. will be cut I will work 40 hrs. in the school term but only 30 hrs. in the summer can I collect partial unemployment?

A) If you have become partially unemployed you can apply for unemployment benefits.

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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