Q) Do I qualify for unemployment, if I am laid off because I do not have associate degree. I have been employed at my job for 9 years. My student loan is in default which I was unable to further my education. The employer suggested I apply at a school I chose and refuse to pay for the quarter fees.
A) If you have been laid off you do qualify for unemployment if you have met your state work hour requirements.
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.