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Furlough May Qualify for Unemployment

March 11th, 2009 by Mike Vasilinda

You may be eligible for unemployment benefits if you are placed on an unpaid furlough. You must meet all of the requirements such as having worked in four of the last five quarters and earned a specific amount of money.

You also wont get paid for the first week you are on furlough, although, Robby Cunningham from the Agency for Workforce Innovation says you can file the claim anyway and have that first week be what is called a waiting week so that if you are laid off later in the year, you wont have to wait another week to receive payments.

If you are laid off or furloughed for a short time, you may be able to receive unemployment compensation payments. If, as Cunningham says You fall under the same guidelines as anyone who was actually terminated. So you would have to meet certain criteria, like the number of weeks you have been working for this company or organization, the amount of wages you have received from them, You have a waiting week like all unemployment compensation recipients have as well.

Applications for unemployment can be made at www.floridajobs.com

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