Do I qualify for the unemployment extension?

I started my unemployment in Dec 08, yesterday was my last claim. I am in NYS I am worried I am so confused about these tiers and all the extensions up to this point all I know is I made my last claim yesterday, and want to know if I am eligible for the new extension that was just signed? The unemployment number is so busy rigtht now I cant get threw.

Asked By: - 12/20/2010
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You get a total of ninety nine weeks, that's just under two years. You better take any job that you can get (telemarketing hires anybody) or you'll be out on the streets. I think the 99 week benefit is also a lifetime benefit; that means no future safety net for you unless you qualify for disability or you have the... More
Answered By: Trader G - 12/20/2010
Additional Answers (4)
the max any state gives is 99 dec 08 to dec more than 99 weeks...99 weeks is the are a 99er
Answered By: Aari Lee - 12/20/2010
The party has to end at some point and reality has to set in. People that accepted menial jobs are sharper candidates than unemployed people for the better paying jobs. You snooze. You lose.
Answered By: Andrew S My Shepherd chases wolves - 12/20/2010
Answered By: Hoy Fering - 12/20/2010
i can't answer you will need to bite the bullet and stay on the phone till you can finally get through
Answered By: radiorog8 - 12/20/2010
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