Can I file for unemployment benefits if I am a seasonal worker?
If your employer has been granted seasonal status—the business operates less than 26 weeks a year) and has requested the designation of seasonal employer, you will not be eligible for benefits during the off season. You will be notified if your employer has been granted seasonal status on your Wage and Benefit Computation. (http://www.in.gov/dwd/files/Claimant_Handbook_Final_12-06.pdf)
Understanding Indiana’s New Unemployment Insurance Law
The Indiana General Assembly passed a new law making several changes to unemployment insurance. If you are an employer, click here to learn how the law will affect you. If you are an unemployment insurance recipient, the changes will not affect your current claim. For more information on how this law may affect future claims, click here.
For additional information contact the Indiana Dept. of Workforce Development @ 800-437-9136 (www.in.gov/dwd)