ALSO SEE: How To Apply for FEMA AidAn individual who files for UI benefits, must meet all unemployment insurance (UI) eligibility requirements in order to receive benefit payments.
California Unemployment Insurance Benefits EligibilityIndividual must have received enough wages during the base period to establish a claim.
- Applicant must be totally or partially unemployed.
- Must be unemployed through no fault of his/her own.
- Applicant must be physically able and willing to work.
- Individual must be available for work.
- Also, be ready and willing to immediately accept work.
- Be actively looking for work.
- Be approved for training before training benefits can be paid.
How do I Apply for California unemployment Insurance Benefits?To submit an California unemployment application for UI benefits, kindly follow the step guide below. (1). Visit http://www.edd.ca.gov/unemployment (2). On the home page, click on the link that says “File for Unemployment.” (3). Ensure you provide all required information such as your last employer’s information, state issued driver’s license or ID card number, the reason why you are no longer employed and be ready to state that you are available and able to work. (4). Once you are done filling the form, kindly review it before you submit. After you filling your claim, you will be mailed a Notice of Unemployment Insurance Claim Filed statement which contain
- the date you filed of your California unemployment claim filing
- your last employer’s contact information
- the last day you worked for them
- the reason you are no longer working for them
- if you are receiving a pension or other income
- if you are able and available to accept full-time work
- designation that you have the legal right to work in the United States.