Is vacation pay considered earned wages in illinois?
Every state has their own regulations. Michigan, as an example, says that severance pay does impact your unemployment compensation. California says it does not. But California does use Vacation Pay to impact unemployment benefits. Into your search engine, enter (Your Sate) Unemployment Compensation. Find the state website and go to FAQs. You should find your answer there.
In Pa it is pro rated off benefit amount so if you have 10 weeks severance pay at x amount a week they will deduct x amount from unemployment for 10 weeks when t runs out then you will get unemployment but still sign up asap