How does working part-time while collecting florida unemployment affect your benefits?
A worker will lose their job as the office she works in is closing down. if she can pick up part time work
how does that effect her unemployment compensation. the work would entail 3 weeks (one at a time)
The effect of working part time while collecting unemployment benefits is that you are required to report earnings in and for any week you file a continued claim for a partial unemployment benefit.
Florida, once they have the amount of earnings, will work their magic formula to determine how much part-time wages would reduce the benefit amount. You can find the partial unemployment benefit formulas for all states in the monetary chartbook from the USDOL. partial unemployment benefit formulas for all states in the monetary chartbook from the USDOL.
Beyond that, when a state takes note someone worked one week, but didn't the next week, it can raise a flag that makes the state decide to investigate and make sure the person didn't actually quit suitable work, without any good cause. They do this to combat those who might try to get away with unemployment fraud. However, an investigation, or any eligibility issue raised after being allowed to collect, can also ensare someone who didn't pay attention to the rules .. or just didn't think far enough ahead to see the implication of their own answers when filing for continuing weekly benefits.