If I got laid off from full time job but still work on call for different employer am I disqualified

I got laid off from my 40-hour week job. Simultaneously, i am an on-call worker for a retail store. I still work there but have been told that my on-call status with the retail (as opposed to part time status) will disqualify me for unemployment. Is that true? I'm in Massachusetts.

1 answer  |  asked Jan 28, 2016 11:09 AM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

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Kevin McGann
In Masssachusetts you are eligible for partial benefits.
This situation has been handled before in MA
Board of Review Decision BR-111378 (May 21, 2010)

"On-call, part-time benefit year employment did not disqualify the claimant from receiving partial unemployment benefits. He was entitled to those benefits as a result of his full-time base period job, from which he was laid off."

Contact the DUA and file for benefits. 617-626-6400

posted by Kevin McGann  |  Jan 28, 2016 1:17 PM [EST]

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