I am 30 weeks pregnant I were to quit can I get unemployment benefits?

Unemployment-QuestionQ) I am 30 weeks pregnant and I work 3rd shift right now. But after my baby is born there are complications schedule wise for me to be able to return to work. My fiance works first shift and sometimes his job requires him to be to work at 6:30am. And my time at work doesn’t end until 7:30 am. If I were to leave/quit my job to search for a job that better fits my schedule and so that I can be home with my newborn child will I be able to apply for unemployment benefits. I don’t want to quit my job, but the more myself and my fiance discuss this matter there is no way or no solution, besides me giving up working 3rd shift and maybe finding a job during first shift hours. I’ve had some people say I wouldn’t receive benefits, and other says I would be eligible but there would be a penalty of waiting 6-8 weeks before benefits start.

A) It is possible that you may be eligible for unemployment benefits if you quit your job to be home with your newborn child. However, there are a few factors that will determine whether or not you are approved for benefits.

First, you will need to show that you had good cause for quitting your job. In this case, your good cause would be that you need to be home with your child. You will need to provide documentation that supports this, such as a letter from your doctor stating that it is not safe for you to return to work on the third shift.

Second, you will need to have worked for a certain amount of time before you can qualify for unemployment benefits. The amount of time you need to have worked varies from state to state. In California, you need to have worked for at least 6 months and earned at least $1,300 in the past year.

Finally, you will need to meet certain other eligibility requirements, such as being able to work and being available for work.

If you believe that you may be eligible for unemployment benefits, you should file a claim with your state’s unemployment agency. You can find more information about filing a claim on the website of your state’s unemployment agency.

Here are some additional things to keep in mind:

  • You may be eligible for a penalty-free waiting period if you quit your job for good cause.
  • You may be eligible for partial unemployment benefits if you are able to find a part-time job that fits your schedule.
  • You may be eligible for other forms of financial assistance, such as food stamps or Medicaid.

It is important to talk to a financial advisor or other expert to get more information about your specific situation and to find out what options are available to you.

General requirement for unemployment insurance benefits are:

Have received enough wages during the base period to establish a claim.
Be totally or partially unemployed.
Be unemployed through no fault of his/her own.
Be physically able to work.
Be available for work which means to be ready and willing to immediately accept work.
Be actively looking for work.

Meet eligibility requirements each week benefits are claimed.
Be approved for training before training benefits can be paid.

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