Q: I've been on disability for health reasons, and my employer fired me. Can I request unemployment while on sdi still?
I read unemployment is viable if I'm ready to work, but I'm still ok disability, so I can't work. I don't know what to do.
A: No, you cannot get SDI and Unemployment Insurance benefits at the same time. SDI is available if you have a disability that prevents you from working. UI benefits require that you are ready, willing and able to perform full time work and are actively seeking such work.
Good luck to you.
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