Would I be eligable under both situations employer is making me choose?

I am full time and my company is going through a merger where we were bought out by an out if state company. My supervisor is asking each member of my team to chose hour reduction (Full Time to Part Time) or be fourlughed due to Covid-19. Would I be eligable for Unemployment under both circumstances given my employer is making me choose and said each is volunteer?

1 answer  |  asked Apr 7, 2020 5:37 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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Doris Dabrowski
To be eligible for regular unemployment benefits or Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, you must be unable to work because of COVID-19. You may be eligible for partial benefits if your pay is reduced. Be careful about a rejection of an option to work part time.

posted by Doris Dabrowski  |  Apr 8, 2020 11:33 AM [EST]

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