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Unemployment while on unpaid maternity leave?

Someone told me today to file for it for when I go on maternity leave next month, so I did. Has anyone else done this? How did it go?

 
MommyKKay

Asked by MommyKKay at 2:59 PM on Sep. 28, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • I have always known it to be, that if your employer is securing your position for once you get back you do not qualify for unemployement, even if that means unpaid maternity leave. Now if your Dr. has requested you on an early maternity leave then you may or may not qualify. I had a friend who's job got cut while she was on unpaid maternity leave so she was able to collect backed up unemployement from the date her department was laid off
    Supervane

    Answer by Supervane at 5:41 PM on Sep. 28, 2009

  • In California, it's not unemployment. It's disability. And trust me..disability is better than unemployment here because the benefit is higher.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 3:01 PM on Sep. 28, 2009

  • You qualify for alot when you are on maternity leave. Don't forget WIC!
    Evelyn
    http://www.evelyn1.fourpointmoms.com
    nanaevelyn

    Answer by nanaevelyn at 6:05 PM on Sep. 28, 2009

  • HI,
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    I think that once you hear more information about the company, you'll love it just as much as I do!

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    lynsey7

    Answer by lynsey7 at 9:13 PM on Sep. 28, 2009

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