Big financial flop very depressed now

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Big financial flop very depressed now
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Mon, 01-12-2009 - 7:11pm

I been battling unemployment since December 22nd.

 

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Registered: 03-27-2003
Mon, 01-12-2009 - 8:24pm

I am sorry that you are getting such conflicting information, that really stinks.

I think what the lady today was telling you is probably right, no one that I know that works at a school gets unemployment for school breaks...they aren't really "unemployed" during winter break, spring break,etc....it's just the schedule when you work for a school.

Sherry


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Tue, 01-13-2009 - 7:15am

Oh I am so sorry to hear that. :(((. It sounds misleading. Just hang in there. I would fight nicely though. But fight it. I have never dealt with unemployment so I will do a little prayer that it all works out.


jess



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Tue, 01-13-2009 - 9:16am

I can understand their confusion--if you're a school cafeteria worker, your normal schedule would include long periods of time off during school breaks, so that's not technically being unemployed or laid off.

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Tue, 01-13-2009 - 2:40pm

So what it says in the unemployment handbook.