Can I lose unemployment benefits if I work as a consultant?
I live in New York and I am currently unemployed. I am collecting unemployment now, but I wanted to know if I work as a consultant for one or two days, will I lose my unemployment benefits? The consulting job will only last one or two days and then it will be done. A couple people have answered that I would only lose benefits for the day or two that I worked which is fine with me. I just don't want to permanently lose them. Can anyone else verify that?
Asked By: smaragh - 10/28/2008
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No - you would report the income to unemployment during your weekly certification. Unemployment will adjust your benefit payment for any money you've earned.
Answered By: ba27265 - 10/28/2008
Additional Answers (4)
Yes because you would be employed
Answered By: wartz - 10/28/2008
Not in PA. I had a 3 day temp job and had to explain why I had money and then didn't, but it didn't kill my claim.
Answered By: airjarrod - 10/28/2008
Yes. If you make any significant amount of money.
Answered By: Clark Kent - 10/28/2008
You wouldn't lose them forever, just for the time you are working. But yes, having income from working, whether as an employee or as a consultant, must be reported to the unemployment people, and would affect your benefits for that week.
Answered By: Judy - 10/28/2008
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