U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 05-12-2016, 01:14 PM
 
6,410 posts, read 1,273,075 times
Reputation: 16257

Advertisements

Can anyone give any information regarding what is considered to be an acceptable job when one is on unemployment?

My husband, age 59, was making about $60 an hour as an electrical designer in the oil and gas industry before he was laid off in mid-March. Although he has been looking for work, the best job he has been able to find so has been a part-time temporary drafting job at $25 an hour for one day, which he accepted (and which actually only took him four hours to complete the work).. Now, he has been offered another week-long temporary job at the same rate.

My question is that if he is offered FULL-TIME and/or permanent work at $25.00 an hour, will he be obligated to accept it or else forego unemployment altogether?

Btw, there is about a 50% chance that his former company WILL rehire him in June; but if that doesn't happen, and and he doesn't other find suitable work before then, we will be selling our house and retiring early.

Thank you in advance!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 05-12-2016, 05:33 PM
 
3,797 posts, read 3,987,784 times
Reputation: 2566
Maybe someone here will know but you probably need an expert to say. If you don't want to ask the caseworker in advance, maybe call another county's office or possibly state HQ (though they will probably try to get you to identify your husband), or talk to an attorney who knows unemployment law.

All that said, here are a few online links you can look at:

ttps://www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/YourGuidetoUnemploymentBenefits.pdf

http://employment.findlaw.com/losing...-benefits.html

And then there is this post:
DON"T Take a Temporary Job!
I haven't read it yet but it appears significant, though perhaps too late?

Last edited by NW Crow; 05-12-2016 at 05:53 PM..
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-14-2016, 01:39 PM
 
Location: TOVCCA
8,452 posts, read 11,360,307 times
Reputation: 12301
Have you tried the excellent forum right here on C-D?

http://www.city-data.com/forum/unemployment/
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:05 PM.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top