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Can i claim california unemployment if i move out of state? I work here in california now, but the business is closing and I will be laid off. I am going to move back to my family in the east coast. Can i still claim unemployment from california? Thanks

1-800-300-5616…THEN ENTER 1, 6, 7, 1 THEN ENTER YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER THEN ENTER 1. I CALLED THIS MORNING AND ONLY WAITED LESS THAN 2 MINUTES…AGAIN…I GOT THIS NUMBER FROM MY REA APPOINTMENT. HOPE IT WORKS!!

Hi, I was collecting Edd for 5 months. Got a new job with an employer under the impression that I was currently working. I forfeited one week worth of benefits because I read stories that edd will contact and file a claim against my new employer, which would be embarrassing.

It’s only June but I want to be prepared for 2017 tax season. I’m very willing to pay all due taxes. But will they try to contact my new employer for any reason? Like they would’ve had I claimed my last week benefits. Has this happened to anyone? Tips are much appreciated.

Email EDD – Don’t call

June 23, 2016

in Tips

You will get responses WAAAAAAY faster with email. Its also a lot simpler and a lot less annoying.

Emails may not answer all your questions specifically, as many responses are from templates, but I have never been able to reach a real person on the phone.

Can’t get a hold of a real human representative on the phone by calling 1800-300-5616?
I have a cool secret shortcut for you!

(note – I got this to kinda work once, and once put on hold it kicked me off – so I retried and couldn’t get it to work) plz try and send feedback. together we can do this!

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Call 1-866-333-4606 instead
after the english prompt, press 1
then wait 1-2 seconds while the male voice starts
then quickly press the secret code “1671” (called 1800-300-5616 to figure this out – thank goodness – it might be an extension?)
if you get “invalid entry” retry 2-3 times… the code will eventually work (fuck the automated guy)
press 1 to enter pin (Don’t have a pin? Press 2 to set it up)
Enter your social
wait while they process your request
Listen to the guy ramble for a second or two.
then press 0 to talk to a person.
(you be put on hold for x minutes.
Talk to a person!
Congratulations!

http://www.edd.ca.gov/uibdg/Preface_PR_10.htm

Spouse took a job upstate temporarily. It was for a project that didn’t have an end date. I was given ultimatum stay home and work and risk separation it accompany him and find job in new location. How could I Word it to unemployment? Oh yeah, ,I was employed for six months