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An unemployment question...

Your s/o makes $300k per year. You make less way less. Say 10k per year. You get fired, you apply for unemployment.
do you think it is wrong to take unemployment in this situation? comments are welcome.


Asked by mmmegan38 at 11:28 PM on Sep. 2, 2010 in Money & Work

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Answers (7)
  • It depends. Do you need that unemployment to pay the bills or can you make due without it? There are so many people out there who need unemployment to make ends meet.

    Answer by HotMama330 at 10:52 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • No your 10k paid for some thing and you earned the unemployment!

    Answer by four2bmws at 11:30 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • No. The taxes you pay out of your paycheck go into unemployment so regardless of the family income and your "need" you have a right to that money. It was taken out of your check so really it is your money, you are just asking for it back

    Answer by Maureen-MD at 11:30 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • No it's not wrong you never know what's going to happen to your SO or your family. It's not like you are going to get that much money anyhow.

    Answer by kaylan010 at 11:30 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • Your employer paid into the fund so why not use it....they fired you so make them pay up

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 11:33 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • With the times the way they are, I would collect it and save it for rainy day or buy lots of b shoes lmao

    Answer by dragonlady44 at 11:35 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • No I don't think it's wrong to collect unemployment in that situation. But I do wonder if it would be worth it.

    Answer by Erica_Smerica at 12:15 AM on Sep. 3, 2010