Assuming you meet all of the eligibility requirements for SUB Fund benefits, you'll be eligible to receive SUB Fund benefits on a weekly basis during your involuntary unemployment within the applicable Benefit Year.
Below is a summary of the Plan's eligibility rules:
- You must be available for work and considered eligible by the State Unemployment Commission. You cannot receive SUB if you were fired or quit your job or on disability.
- You must verify your current non-working status.
- Your Contributing Employer(s) must have contributed at least 300 hours on your behalf in the prior SUB Fund Plan Year.
- You must provide acceptable evidence of your unemployment status, such as a copy of your 'claim inquiry' or a 'payment history' from the state Department of Labor Unemployment Office, to the SUB Fund Office. You must provide proof of your continuing unemployment with each SUB claim
- You must be considered available for work with the Union Referral Office.
- You must not be receiving a workers' compensation benefit unless you've been released for light-duty work.
- In general, you may not be receiving other income from a medical disability benefit, a Social Security disability benefit or any type of retirement benefit.