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I was on unemployment but i am legally blind in one eye ,can i file for disability while receiving unemployment benefits

Syracuse, NY |

i am terminally ill and i have kept working and i am legialy blind in one eye i have collected unempolyment but i was thinking of trying for disablilty can i get it

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If your blindness does not prevent you from working in a significant number of jobs outside your specific job last held, you could potentially collect UI even though you are disabled from performing your specific job last held.

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