What would disqualify me from receiving unemployment benefits?
Some of the most common reasons for disqualification from receipt of benefits are: Quitting a job voluntarily without good cause connected with work. Being discharged/fired from work for just cause. Refusing an offer of suitable work for which the claimant is reasonably suited.
How much can you make in Mississippi and still get unemployment?
Benefit Eligibility Requirements The maximum Weekly Benefit Amount (WBA) allowed in Mississippi at this time is $235.00. Your WBA for unemployment insurance benefits is based on the total wages in the highest quarter of your Base Period and by dividing that amount by 26.
What reasons can you quit a job and still get unemployment in Mississippi?
If it is determined that you were not discharged for misconduct connected with your work, or if you can prove you had good cause for leaving your employment, you may be entitled to benefits.
Can you get unemployment if you’re fired?
If you are fired, you can get benefits unless the employer shows that you were fired for your “misconduct”. If you quit a job you must show that you had a good reason and no other reasonable choice. Whether you quit or were fired is sometimes an issue.
Can I collect unemployment benefits if I am working part time in Mississippi?
A. You should file for benefits as you may be eligible for partial unemployment. Please note: when working and filing, all hours and gross earnings must be reported. A portion of your gross earnings will be deducted from your weekly benefit amount.
How long does it take to get unemployment debit card in Mississippi?
If you are eligible for unemployment benefits, you should receive your debit card by mail within 7-10 business days of applying or after you request to be switched to the card.
Can you draw unemployment if you get fired in Mississippi?
If I quit my job, or get fired, will I be eligible for benefits? If it is determined that you were not discharged for misconduct connected with your work, or if you can prove you had good cause for leaving your employment, you may be entitled to benefits.
How long is the waiting period for unemployment in Mississippi?
Normally, there is a one-week waiting period after you are deemed eligible for unemployment compensation (or “benefits”) before you can be paid benefits. This means that under normal circumstances, you would not receive benefits for the first week after you file your claim.