If you hold several jobs (or have one job and side gigs) and you’re laid off from one, you may qualify for partial unemployment (MATTER OF VARGAS, 185 AD 3d 1339 – NY: Appellate Div., 3rd Dept. July 23, 2020) if you lost that job through no fault of your own. Some states award partial unemployment benefits based on your hours worked. However, some, like New York, base your benefit amount on the number of days worked during the week.
But not any more. The NY DOL issued the following email yesterday: