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Under what circumstances can one collect unemployment?

I am educated (MSc degree), I just cannot find a job! I would want the lowest amount of unemployment, I just need enough for transportation to job-seek. I will live with my parents, rent free, til I can find a job and get on my feet. How does one qualify for unemployment? I would not want to be on it for long, just until I can find employment.

Asked By: DCU - 4/22/2011
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Unemployment compensation insurance is paid for by your former employer. You qualify for unemployment by FIRST, being employed, and then being terminated for reasons of Staff Reduction. Being Fired for Cause generally will disqualify you for unemployment for like half a year, and if you STILL cannot find a job, you can... More
Answered By: Big One 0909 - 4/22/2011
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You would have had to have a job at a company that pays unemployment insurance and then been laid off.
Answered By: doane_nut - 4/22/2011
 
Unemployment is paid to you out of a fund your previous employer paid into, is based on your salary when you were laid-off, and you are only eligible for it if you were not fired... More
Answered By: LordGodGoose - 4/22/2011
 
Not a very good degree if you did not know you need to work a few months g******d off an than collect.
Answered By: Cris Ray - 4/22/2011
 
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