I have been receiving unemployment for about a year now. I was working two jobs which my full time job I got laid off from that is why I got the unemployment. OK. My second job was part time. Generally, if low enough, the income from a PT job CAN still allow us to get "partial UI benefits". Whatever amount will bring us up the the full amount we'd have as a benefit rate, after consideration of the income we do have coming in.
When I received the papers when I first applied it had my part time jobs name on it and I assumed they knew. Never assume anything.
I got a letter today for a phone interview and they want to ask what inadequate information I have out and why. They actually worded it that way? If not, can you please type what they actually said, quoted?
Also the name and number of a prior employer which I'm guessing is my part time job. Again, don't guess. When in doubt give them more information than you "guess" that they "may" want, so you can not be accused of misrepresenting a fact. And, if mailing something, always do it certified r.r.r. because the U.S. mail system may be losing much mail.
And a receipt of the wages from a prior employer. OK.
I didn't know I had to say how muh I was making because they knew I was working there. If the original forms asked you for it, than you needed to put it. Usually, you'll note any ongoing PT employment and they follow up and determine how much your gross benefits should be offset due to the amount of your current income each weak.
Why after a year am I now getting this letter to have the interview Hard to say - depends on if you were overpaid or not.
and why wasn't I told before so I could have filled out the paper correctly? Are you saying you didn't fill it out correctly? It is not the UI office's duty to become everyone's lawyer when they fill out legal paperwork - if you misread something and didn't intentionally answer something wrong, (and I don't think they will assume it is intentional unless it is clearly so), then there is little chance of being criminally accused of fraud against the state. Usually, they will accept that it was unintentional, and allow you a payment plan to repay the overpayment. Remember, this is only IF you are overpaid. And, this is mid year, they may be simply auditing/confirming that your income and work situation has not changed - and since it has not, assuming there was no misrepresentations on your part initially, this is likely just that - them following up with claimants after a year of receiving benefits. You may also want to have readily available your weekly list of job applications and intereview for your last few months, in case they audit that as well.
This is my first time applying and getting u employment. I have done everything else correctly though, I"m still not sure why you think you filled out anything wrong? If it seemed right then, why are you thinking it was wrong?
when I went to school I reported it Reported what and why?
and of course looked for full time work all the time like I was told to Remember to actually APPLY and keep the contact info and copy of cover letter you sent to each one - it will better support any claims of looking for a job, and allows UI to follow up and confirm. Once they see a few are true, they likely will not communicate with the other employer's you submitted to.
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