Q) I am 73 yrs old and collect social security…….I have been working part time for the past 10 or 15 years…I had knee surgery and can’t work for 3 months……
Can I still collect unemployment?????
A) You may need to look at applying for disability insurance benefits.
General Requirements for Unemployment Benefits
- 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.