If you work full time in the state of Texas can you draw unemployment if you are retired and draw social security?
you can not draw unemployment in Texas if you are working full time
Yes, if you meet eligibility requirements for both programs. Texas repealed the Social Security offset regulations that reduced unemployment compensation for people who were claiming both benefits. Both Social Security and the State of Texas allow workers to collect unemployment and Social Security at the same time without applying a penalty to either check.
The earliest you can file for Social Security retirement benefits is age 62. You can receive Social Security disability (SSDI) benefits at any age if you meet all program requirements. While the Social Security Administration permits people on disability -- or applying for disability -- to receive unemployment compensation at the same time, they can consider the discrepancy between a claim of being unable to work and a contract agreeing to accept full-time work in…
The issue is not with Texas, but with Florida. Florida might charge you with unemployment fraud because you would be drawing their benefits AND the Fed's SSDI. The Social Security Administration investigates very thoroughly before awarding their benefit. If THEY said you wouldn't be able to work due to a disability, Florida's requirements might be violated. If you qualify for SSDI, check to see if you should cancel Florida's benefits.