difference between jsb and jsa

Discussion in 'Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements' started by johnwilliams, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. johnwilliams

    johnwilliams Frequent Poster

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    someone working couple days a week what is the difference between jsb and jsa, i dont understand?
     
  2. Sue Ellen

    Sue Ellen Moderator.

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  3. Conan

    Conan Frequent Poster

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    Jos Seekers Benefit is an entitlement (not means tested), subject to certain conditions. But payable for a max of 9 months.
    JS Allowance is means tested.
    If you are working part-time (casual) you may still be entitled to a reduced (proportionate) benefit.