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Can you collect unemployment insurance if you are pregnant?

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June 07, 2010 9:15PM

Pregnancy aside, unemployment insurance is usually only available to those who have been fired or laid off. Voluntary quits or job abandonment can qualify on occasion if it is for justifiable reasons (harassment, unsafe or toxic conditions, discrimination, spouse moving (in some cases), pay and conditions different than you were hired for, etc.). You do have to qualify, as others do such as ready, willing, able and continuously seeking full time work (depending on your state's laws).