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# bob 2011-05-28 15:33
How much further must I travel from my residence to a new job before I am ineligable for MN Unemployment Benefits? I now travel 2 miles to work, but my employer will be relocating 60 miles further.
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# Todd 2011-08-29 19:12
I will soon be laid off after 10 years with one company; I have a possibility of getting a seasonal job as a gravel truck driver; if I work there for 2 months, would I then qualify for unemployement benefits if nothing else is available during the winter months?

Thank you
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# Mike 2012-02-05 15:11
How long do you have to have worked before you are eligible for benefits.If I work from May to Novenber 1 would I get payments until I start again in May?
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# Jay 2012-03-31 21:19
If someone has paid their restitution and penality for unemployment fraud, are they eligible to receive unemployment in the future. The fraud was from a claim two years ago, discovered after a audit on the employer .
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# Katie 2012-04-27 09:36
I currently work for a bus company as a bus driver. We do not work in the summer. I have been searching for a job for the summer and have came up empty handed. I am curious if I can collect unemployment for the summer? Please let me know.
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# Dave 2012-07-23 13:53
If I am fired or laid off, can I collect unemployment benefits if my social security benefits begin after my termination?
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# Rick 2012-11-18 21:14
My employer keeps hounding us workers, saying we are just temp seasonal and get no benifits. Ive worked for this capitalist since march 1st to nov15 . Can i draw unemployment this winter.
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# lynda 2013-01-24 17:30
I have worked at the same job for 24 years, my hours have been cut from 80 hours bi-weekly to 60 hours bi-weekly. I am currently on a LOA due to hypertension, due to so much stress at the workplace. my hypertension has greatly improved since I have been on my LOA,
If I do not return which would be due to the above health reasons, would I qualify for UE benefits
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# Kris 2013-02-01 12:07
I was recently told that effective immediately, I would be moved into a different position within my copy, my pay would be cut 40% and my schedule would change from Mon - Thursday to Mon - Fri.
Now I will have to get daycare for my daugther on Fridays and with my decreased pay, this will make it difficult to live off of let alone pay for another day of daycare.

Do I need to accept this "new" offered position and pay? If I don't, will I qualify for unemployment, so that I can spend my time looking for a new job?

Answers needed ASAP!
Thanks!
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# Tom 2013-03-06 10:08
If I quit a job because it didn't work out can I still collect off a prevouse employer that layed me off after 20yr?
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# bob 2013-03-25 10:05
I am on a temp layoff. If my employer offers to hire me back at a lower pay rate will I lose my unemployment benefits if I refuse the job at the lower pay rate?
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