Q) I work for a small company for 8 months, I was let go during a time of bereavment . Do I qualify for UI.
A) If you are laid off you will qualify for unemployment if you have met your state work hour requirements and unemployed through no fault of your own.
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.