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I would say no in Ky. You have to be available to work and you have to be actively looking for employment.

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I don't think you can in any state.

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No, because you are not able to work.

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In Illinois can you collect unemployment while in prison?

No. To be eligible for unemployment benefits, you must be available for work. If you are incarcerated, you are not available for work.

Can one work and still draw benefits from unemployment?

That depends upon how much money you are earning from your work. If your earnings are relatively low, you may still qualify for unemployment benefits. However, if your earnings are high, then in effect you are no longer unemployed, and should not receive unemployment benefits.

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Can you claim unemployment benefits to reduce the amount of child support but be working full time?

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