If you’ve been laid off or had your hours reduced, you can apply for Unemployment Insurance through the State Employment Development Department (EDD). The State has waived the normal one-week waiting period. CLICK HERE to apply.
If you’re unable to work due because you have or were exposed to COVID-19, you can file a Disability Insurance Claim through the State EDD. The State has waived the normal one-week waiting period. CLICK HERE to apply.
Employees who need leave to take care of children or family members can apply for Paid Family Leave (PFL) through the State EDD. CLICK HERE to apply.
CLICK HERE to learn about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) - includes new unemployment benefits for the self-employed, part-time and gig workers who were not previously eligible for such benefits.