0011 9491 62 (Feb. 19, 2015) – A claimant who attends school full-time is not per se disqualified under the availability requirement of G.L. c. 151A, § 24(b). Where the claimant attended school during the day, but was available and actively seeking work during a second or third shift, he was not disqualified.
BR-102996 (April 23, 2007) -- Although claimant did not qualify for G.L. c. 151A, sec. 30(c) training benefits, because her journalism program extended beyond the one-year cap under regulations in effect at the time, she remained eligible for regular unemployment benefits. Her attendance at school did not render her unavailable for work.