Eligibility & Disqualifications

  • Am I eligible for benefits if I attend school?

  • Why do you need to know why I lost my job?

  • Can I get benefits if I leave work voluntarily?

  • What if I was fired?

  • What if I refuse a job?

  • What is Severance Pay?

  • Do I have to report my severance pay when applying for unemployment benefits?

  • What is unemployment fraud?

  • What’s the penalty for unemployment fraud?

  • Can a claimant receive unemployment benefits and workers compensation payments at the same time?

  • What does adjudication mean?

  • Why did my claim go to adjudication?

  • If my application goes to adjudication, does that mean I've been denied unemployment benefits?

  • Should I continue to file weekly claims even though my case is in adjudication?

  • What happens after my claim goes to adjudication?

  • What happens if I am called by an adjudicator?

  • Will my employer be on the phone call with me?

  • What happens if I miss my phone call?

  • How will I know what happens after the adjudication process?

  • How soon will I get my benefits?

  • How can I speed up my application for unemployment benefits?

  • How can I keep my claim moving?

  • Where can I get more information?