Due to merger new company offered me severance package can I collect unemployment?

Worked for my company for 8.5 years I live in Maryland company is located in California the severance package was based on one week for every year with company so lump sum severance is for 8.5 weeks can I file for umemployment right away in Maryland.

1 answer  |  asked Sep 3, 2012 3:44 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

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Mary T. Keating
You're not entitled to unemployment until the 8.5 weeks are up. You can file, but must let unemployment know that you are getting replacement income. Perhaps better to wait. Maybe you'll find something in the meantime anyway. Good luck.

posted by Mary T. Keating  |  Sep 4, 2012 06:36 AM [EST]

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