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# richard 2010-11-11 23:11
how can i get my unemployment check stubs if i have lost them? like how do i get a hold of how much money i got i really need that info asap. thank u
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# KARINA 2011-05-05 16:33
how do u PRINT UR STUBS IF U LOOSE THEM
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# Mitch 2010-12-06 20:44
I recently moved to CA from MI, where I had been receiving unemployment benefits. What do I need to do to "transfer" my benefits to CA?
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# Terri 2011-02-23 17:50
My husband was let go from a temp agency job, the temp agency has another placement for him but it is 75 miles away daily. Will he still qualify for UI benefits if he does not take this position. It is only temporary.
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# Jean 2011-02-28 16:45
Can I still receive california unemployment benefits if I move to a diffferent state and how do I do this if it is possible??
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# Cindy 2011-03-07 19:47
Can I still recive my unemployment check if I am in school? I am a full time student, full time employee. thanks!
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# Lexi 2011-04-28 16:44
I live in california and want to know how long do you have to work before you can claim unemployment? I had a part time job only worked 10 hours a week.
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# christina 2011-05-11 22:45
were do I find proof that i was rejected for unempoyment who do I contact so that i can get cash assnt?
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# maria 2011-05-20 09:13
I moved out of California to South Carolina last year in July/2010. I applied for unemployment and was denied. I recently was laid off my current job here in South Carolina and was told I couldn't file a claim here that I have to file in California. I don't understand why I would file in California when I live in South Carolina.
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# Candace 2011-07-26 01:15
Am i still eligible to still receive unemployment benefits if i enroll in school full time?
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# Jacqueline 2011-09-19 13:33
If I quit my job because of my health problems, can I get unemployment?
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# George 2011-11-04 06:43
My job in Salinas CA will be relocated to Fresno Ca. I do not want to move to Fresno. I am 56 years old and have worked for this company for 35 yrs. I qualify for retirement/pension and will be given a one years wages severance package when the move is made.
Do I qualify for state unemployment benefits?
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# Bruce 2011-11-28 23:16
I retired and receive a penson. But went back to work $ years ago,but getting laid off until next season. Can I get unemployment.Thank You
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# Wendy 2011-12-09 13:11
If i move to Washington can I still collect CA unemployment benefits? If so what do I have to do?
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# Kristin 2011-12-12 18:34
I already applied for unemployment and I have not yet recieved a denial letter or if I am able to recieve benefits. Is there anyway I can go online and check the status on it? and also this has been since 11/23/2011
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# Jason 2011-12-13 16:17
I live in California I have till dec 21 to pay my union fees i dont have the money cause i barely can afford the rent if i get fired would i qualify for unemployment?
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# william 2011-12-15 14:06
i misplaced the addressed envelope that came with my claim form. its the envelope that i put my claim form and proof of earnings into and send off, so that my edd unemployment check can be sent to me. can you please email me the proper address to send my claim form and proof of earnings to...wg4th@yahoo.com thank you
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# Floyd 2011-12-22 14:14
Our work week begins on Friday and ends the following Thursday. Will my benefits be penalized because it is not a "standard" work week?
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# John 2012-01-06 11:23
First payment was processed 6 days ago and I still have not received my debit card. The number I call is recorded message and I'm unable to speak to a live person. Should I call Bank of America's EDD customer service?
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# chris 2012-01-08 21:18
If iv been denied on a old Ui clam for overpayments and still in Apeil proceder.and u call back and open a new Ui clam will the old claim efict the new claim from geting benefits.
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# Roland 2012-01-09 00:11
I lost my disqualificatio n notification where do i send the appeal
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# Melanie 2012-01-14 04:36
When will I receive my w-2 or 1099 from Edd? When is the latest they can get it to me? Do they have to have them out by Jan 31st like other companys? Is there a faster way to retrieve that info for tax filing purposes?
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# ISRAEL 2012-01-31 13:24
I file my edd claim on the edd web cert.. what happens next
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# Lynn 2012-02-01 09:38
Does my benefits stop if I move out of country due to military? I can NEVER get a hold of someone at EDD to get an answer.
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# Rick 2012-02-03 21:50
I was laid off Feb. 10 from my job of 2 years. I received benefits for about 24 weeks. I then worked on a short term project which lasted 6 weeks. I then re-filed and collected benefits for about 24 weeks. I got another short term job which lasted 3 months. After completing this project I’m back on unemployment for about 20 weeks. My question is how does the 99 week limit in California affect me? Is the 99 weeks limit cumulative or consecutive? Thank you for your response.
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# Kristina 2012-02-25 02:43
If I am receiving UI and have to temporarily go to Mexico for family issues but will still be applying for jobs online and will have my phone on me and am able to come back the same day if offered a job am I still available to receive UI payments?
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# Ashley 2012-05-22 20:05
Would I still be available to collect benefits if I were to volunteer 2 -4 hours per work? I am part of the California training benefits program.
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# Della V 2012-06-12 15:06
My question is what can you do if you missed your phone interveiw? what will happen?
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# robert 2012-08-21 13:38
I field for unemployment. Benifits I received my claim but I don't no if I'm getting benefits or not, how do I find out
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# Cassandra 2012-11-07 15:20
Please can someone help me to claim my entitled unemployment insurance?

My contract ended with my last company about 2 weeks ago and I have not been able to find other work. Since that date, I have also been trying to register for unemployment insurance. However, when I use the phone to register with the EDD, I am told "...there are too many other callers waiting in line, please call back at another time..." - I call non-stop, and yet I have been presented with this message each and every time.

Moreover, when I attempt to register via the website, I get an odd error code; Error "E313" - a completely useless error message to me.

Please can you help me?
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# Jenny Li 2012-12-19 12:38
Hi Cassandra - I got exactly the same messages online or on phone like yours, but I managed to resolve the online error yesterday.

In my case, the E313 error was due to the EDD's error in my first name on the record. There were two parts in my first name, and they had only the first part as my first name on record (a fairly common error when people mispell my first name....) I tried that and it got me pass their Account Verification page, 1st page. Then, on the second page, they would ask if I was also known by other names, and I input my correct, complete first name there. Now, I can submit my forms electronically!

If you tried and still not able to get your account info. verified, you might actually need to go to their office to verify those info. with their staff per their record.... That's my guess only because there is currently, practically no way to contact them to verify on phone or through email.

Good luck.
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# Viv 2013-09-10 12:37
This was the most helpful tip, Jenny! I kept getting the E313 error, and after reading your tip, put in only half of my two-word last name, and I got through. A thousand thanks!!
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# Rex 2013-01-31 11:24
Keep trying, took me 3 weeks and 700 calls.
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# Lacey 2012-11-22 03:28
I filled out my bi-weekly form and sent it in, but only have been paid for one week. Is this normal for the first payment to only be for half?
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# Tom 2012-11-26 20:45
If I get laid off in California, I will be forced to move to my home state, can I still collect unemployment?
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# Susan 2012-11-28 17:54
I was hospitalize for a month and a half and got edd since I couldn't go to work. My doctor told me that I can go back to work Nov. 26, 2012 on Monday but can only do certain things. I let my owner know a week ahead of time that I was able to go back to work but can only do certain things because thats what the doctor recommended. And my employer has not written anything back to me. So my question is how long should i give my employer to write back to me before i try to get unemployment. It seems like he doesn't want me to come back to work by ignoring my emails and when i call him all he says is he will let me know. So what should I do?
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# Patty 2012-11-28 18:24
If my county job is terminated due to my employer no longer being able to accomodate my restrictions due to medical issues am I eligible for unemployment benefits?
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# Kahliah 2013-01-21 10:37
How can i get a copy of my EDD denial of benefits letter?
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# Marisol 2013-01-21 23:16
I have been receiving unemployment benefits in California for 3 months and planning to get married. Does my marital status affect my eligibility? And I will also be attending school full time. Will either one of those affect my eligibility?
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# frank 2013-02-03 06:38
I've been on unemployment since October 2012 everything meaning paid payments have all been on time except for last and final payment. I've. Tried calling Edd call never goes through this is "BS" i need to know WTF is going on.
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# Reanne 2013-03-22 05:02
I'm prior service military, and moving to UK to be with my husband who's in the Royal Navy. Can I still collect my unemployment while overseas and seeking work?
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# Lori 2013-03-31 20:53
My x-emplorer now wants to hire me back for 2 hours in the morning. My question to you is , how many hours in a week can I work and still be eligible for my benefits?
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# Brett 2013-04-24 13:26
I have been approved for benefits been filling out my claim forms and sending back on time. Ive had many phone conversations and told that I should be receiving check soon. I am 24-26 weeks out and still no pay. I keep trying to call and now when I enter my soc. The phone disconnects. I have spoke with an attorney as I don't know what else to do. You obviously have my address as I'm getting my c,aim forms so that's not the problem. I have all corresponding forms that have been mailed all phone conversations logged with dates, times names of whom I spoke with and our conversation topics. I have a mortgage, car payment, utilities and all other living expenses.. I will not have my home foreclosed on. My work season is about to start up again but I will not let this go I will be compensated. I have done everything that has been asked of me. There is a law in California that is in place regarding the time of approval and the time of payments received. I will act on this. I do want a response to this ASAP.. Has anyone else out there had this problem? There are ways to deal with this..
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# Belia 2013-05-07 23:11
I did a 401K cashout and need to know if I have to report it on my my weekly claim form and if so how do I do it. The question is did you receive any monies other then wages (vacation, holiday, pension, etc) from any employer during the period listed.
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# Lin 2013-05-16 15:30
Hi, I got my claim form stating i filled out something wrong and I need to call someone. There is no way. I emailed them have not herd back. I need to just fill out the knew one but there is no date that tells when to send in. I usully send in Saturday, can i just fill out and send it in or is there something else I should know. Thank you
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# bet 2013-05-27 11:49
i recently found a job and just got moved to full time will i still be getting unemployment
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# Jose 2013-06-08 18:31
I recently enrolled in training and there are people going to this training that are getting unemployment is it possible for me to attend this training and keep my benefits if so do I have to keep on putting it on my EED form ever time I send it I know that the school has to sign and stamp it everytime but the reception told me that I only had to fill that portion once and leave it blank every other time as long as the back portion was filled out. When it say did you begin attending any kind of school or tranning do i mark it all the time.
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# Judith 2013-06-11 16:07
I filed for unemployment in 11/23/12... I received the Unemployment award letter stating my claim ending was 11/23/2013.. i have been receiving my benefits, except this week, when i received my claim form the stub on top stated my balance was, after my last payment, $450. that is only 6 months, Now what do i do? does this mean i wont be getting benefits anymore?
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# Arthur 2013-06-13 16:21
I work where we can firearms and am required to qualify every 6 months with a certain score. If you do not qualify after 4 attempts they let you go. If you do not qualify, can you get unemployment. Thank you
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# Raquel A.G. 2013-07-07 19:41
I am just started receiving unemployment in California and I want to move to Georgia can i still receive unemployment benefits if i move. Is it the same amount and how do I do this?
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# Sherie 2013-07-22 18:12
I am currently receiving unemployment in CA. Would like to return to school. I have been approved for my VRAP (veteran) benefits. Can I return to school and still receive my unemployment. The school is entirely on line.
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# carol 2013-08-05 02:36
I lost my green card and my replacement is in process can i still open my unrmployment? And if yes how do i do it?
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