Can a Marine that was honorably discharged receive unemployment pay?

My hubby will be getting out of the military in a few months. I am worried about our finances as we have 3 children. Can anyone tell me if he is eligible to receive unemployment check when he gets out? He kicked out or anything, he did 8 years in the Marines and feels it's time to move on. Our home of record is Texas. Can he collect unemploymrt

Asked By: *me* - 6/13/2012
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Yes, absolutely... More
Answered By: Yak Rider - 6/13/2012
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unemployment is not available for discharge from the military
Answered By: Wendle L - 6/13/2012
I know that for California, he would be able to. I believe, tho can't be absolutely sure, all states have Unemployment Insurance for veterans. Check your state's UI website for more info. Good luck.
Answered By: dan h - 6/13/2012
No. It's a voluntary separation, and military doesn't qualify anyway.
Answered By: America licious - 6/13/2012
yes when he goes to his out briefings they should tell him about signing up for that when he gets to his home state or where he will be living when he get out they should even be able to tell him how much he would get
Answered By: shroud - 6/13/2012
depends on the state
Answered By: Tyler Jones - 6/13/2012
I did 4 years and when I got out, I received unemployment. Because its the end of his contract. They don't know if he was denied reenlistment or he just didn't want to... More
Answered By: Justin - 6/13/2012
yes,I think I collected $283.00 a week when honorably discharged in 1986.Big bucks back then.
Answered By: Jeff - 6/13/2012
Yes He can... He is aware that there are No Jobs out here...??? PS: Thank Him for His Service...
Answered By: Marine5 - 6/13/2012
Yes, The Unemployment Compensation for Ex-service members (UCX) program provides benefits for eligible ex-military personnel. The program is administered by the States as agents of the Federal government. You are eligible if... More
Answered By: minuetcz34104 - 6/16/2012
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