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No ... retirement is much the same as a "voluntary quit". Usually in retirement one draws a pension or retirement income. Besides, in order to collect UI, one also has to actively seek employment at at least 3 places each week ... what is the sense then of being retired? This statement is not correct, military members are entitled to receive unemployment benefits once discharged, if they are in the coast guard like i am you are entitled to federal unemployment which is at a higher rate. If you want to find out more about your benefits contacts your local employment commission or visit your states website. As far as the retired members i am not sure but will find out and post it.
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