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In the state of NJ, can I continue to claim unemployment after I was approved for Social Security Disability Benefits and do I have to pay back the unemployment benefits I have received so far after receiving a lump sum back payment of my Security Disability Benefits.
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Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 8 years ago
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Hello and thank you for your question. How did the employment end?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

I was on New Jersey State disability when my position I got eliminated by my employer and as a result I was laid off.

Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 8 years ago
You were not let go for performance or misconduct. Therefore, you can file for benefits.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

Even while I receiving Social Security Disability Benefits and do I have to pay back the unemployment benefits I received so far ?

Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 8 years ago
Correct.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

Do I have to tell unemployment that I am receiving Social Security Benefits when I claim my unemployment benefits.

Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 8 years ago
The 2 are independent of one another.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

But I understand that their exchange information !!

Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 8 years ago
Yes, but the fact you get ss is not a bar to get benefits.
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I don't understand this sentence. Could you explain please.
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