Disqualification Factors

Those who are eligible for benefits because they've worked and earned the minimum amount required in their state, and because they are available to work, can still be disqualified from receiving benefits, depending on how and why they lost their jobs. Generally, unemployment benefits are designed for people who are laid off because the employer doesn't have enough work for them, or who lose their jobs because of something the employer did wrong.

So, a worker will be disqualified for benefits if: