Can I receive unemployment benefits in New York if I work part time?

Can I receive unemployment benefits in New York if I work part time?

A: Yes. Under NYS DOL’s new partial unemployment system, ten hours of work in a week – regardless of the total days worked – is equivalent to less than one day worked for certification purposes, as long as you do not earn more than $504 in gross pay (excluding earnings from self-employment) for those ten hours worked.

What is partially employed mean?

When employers reduce employees’ hours or compensation employees become partially employed. That is is different from a furlough or layoff as employees are not released from work, continue receiving a paycheck, and keep their benefits; however, they do not get their full normal compensation.

What does working intermittently mean?

Intermittent refers to a work schedule that is less than full-time and does not have a prescheduled tour of duty. An intermittent work schedule is only appropriate for positions in which the nature of the work is sporadic and unpredictable so that a tour of duty cannot be regularly scheduled in advance.

What can disqualify you from unemployment benefits in NY?

Common reasons why unemployment claims are denied include:

  • Failing to Meet the Earnings Requirements. To qualify for benefits in New York (as in most states), you must have earned a minimum amount in wages during a 12-month stretch called the “base period.”
  • Getting Fired for Misconduct.
  • Quitting Your Last Job.

Were you still totally or partially unemployed?

“Totally unemployed” means exactly that; you are not working at all and are not receiving compensation for any work performed for any business, including your own. You may also file for “partial unemployment” for any week in which you work substantially less than full time due to lack of work.

Can I get EDD if I work part-time?

Yes. You can receive benefits intermittently while working part-time as long as you continue to meet the other eligibility requirements.

What is the difference between intermittent and part-time?

Part-time or reduced hours – working less (hour or days) than your normal weekly schedule which results in a wage loss. Intermittent – periodic breaks (days, weeks, or months) from your normal weekly schedule which result in a wage loss.

What is hourly intermittent?

Irregular or recurring, hourly employment that is less than full time each year, used to provide a trained work force available on an “on-call” basis to supplement a department’s full-time staff in handling peak workloads.

How to file for unemployment if you work part time?

– Driver’s license or state-issued ID card – Social Security number – Mailing address – Your previous employer’s federally issued identification number – Your work history over the past two years, which should include each employer’s business name and address

Can part time get unemployment?

State law determines who is eligible for partial unemployment benefits. You are considered eligible if your hours were reduced from your current job or if you’re working part time and are in search of other opportunities. In most cases, an individual is not considered eligible if they voluntarily choose to work part time.

Can I still work while claiming unemployment benefits?

Yes, a claimant may be eligible for partial unemployment benefits while working part time due to lack of work. However, the worker’s weekly benefit amount will be reduced dollar-for-dollar for all earnings in excess of 20% of the worker’s full weekly benefit rate.

Does the employer pay for unemployment benefits?

Your employer does NOT pay unemployment benefits. What they pay is unemployment INSURANCE, a percentage of your pay that is based on claims, or the amount that the employers company has caused your State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) to pay out.