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Initial eligibility for benefits is based on your earnings and the reason for separation from your employment. You must have earned at least $3,000 during a period of time specified by law and at least 30 times the amount you would be eligible to collect weekly in UI benefits. Ongoing requirements include being able to work, being available for work and conducting an active search for new employment.
Have you been discriminated against by a potential or current employer -- as a job applicant or current employee? To best protect your legal rights you should discuss your situation with an employment lawyer. Meet with a local employment for employees attorney sooner rather than later to protect your rights.