What do I do if I go back to work? July 22, 2021 20:01 Updated If you go back to work full-time, stop filing weekly requests for payment. Or, if you are earning enough wages part-time that you are not getting any weekly benefits, you should stop claiming. Your claim will automatically close after 28 days. Related articles What if I try a new job, but it just doesn't work out? Can I work part-time and receive benefits? General Information Important Information Why is there a protest period for unemployment claims?