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I was able to web cert on my new claim but the BOfA card I had with my prior claim expired. Will I receive a new card with this claim or..? Thanks!

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My benefits are about to run out and I’m about 5 months away from the “claim ending”. Is there a way once my benefits run out to open a new claim?

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So for some reason from 1/4 to 1/10 was a one week claim, though I have been getting benefits since July and it has ALWAYS been 2 weeks at a time. Since I did not realize this was happening I did not log in to file my claim until 1/16 thinking it was the normal 2 week period. It has been two weeks since 1/10 and there is no new claim for me!! I think that since I took a week to file my last claim they ended my benefits without saying anything to me. I really feel like I was tricked. Now I have to try to call them (OMG kill me now) and see what happened and have them reopen my claim if they indeed ended it. Do you think they can reinstate the claim from 1/11-1/24 and I can turn it in late?? I feel like it’s totally not my fault!! I was so angry when I realized this when I logged in today. Rent is going to be due soon :(

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As an actor I have been filling out my claim forms off and on for 16 years now.

Since August 2014 the EDD has not sent one payment. I have had to call and be on hold and disconnected each two weeks for hours upon hours.

As an actor if you get a residual check (a check for a re-run on TV) you may have shot the job in 2012 but it re-ran in 2014 and you didn’t receive the check until 2015. So what I have always done is write down the date I received the check in the mail and list that as the DATE WORKED. I also used to write N/A on amount of hours worked and always made sure to write RESIDUAL CHECK in the reason no longer working box.

Now, however, none of it matters.

As noted I have not received a payment on time even once in 5 months and each time I call I get a different answer. Two weeks ago I was told the “New System” can’t recognize the N/A mark (even though I have done that for years) and was told to enter a 0. When I advised that I’d been rejected previously for writing 0, I was told a supervisor had just informed the operator that that was the new way with the “New System.” So I put a 0.

Guess what’s been rejected again?

I was advised that I’d been doing things correctly (after 45 minutes of the phone support person looking at the forms I sent in that are on file) and was offered an information sheet to be mailed to me regarding filling out slips for actors.

The sheet arrived and has no information at all about what to put in the HOURS WORKED slot.

The EDD is a wonderful support system I’m thankful to have but the information forms do not work for actors and they seem to have zero interest in changing it. I have received contradictory answers each time.

Calling is the only thing that works and even then be prepared that they will just send you out new claim forms two or three times until you get someone who’ll finally manually approve your form. And even then it will take an additional 3 or 4 business days IF they do it.

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I have two claims with the wrong dates on them. The first one (from November) I actually sent EDD an email about it and they never responded. Now I have a new claim with wrong dates again. Web-cert has the wrong date as well. Should I just write in the correct dates and send it in?

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I got a letter dated 11-20-14 saying additional info was needed for my new claim to be valid, i filed previously 11-22-13 it expired 11-22-14 for this new claim it says i had to have made a certain amount in the yr of my claim but i havent but the still sent me a claim form whic i telecerted sun de. Dec 7 for the two weeks of 11-23-14 to 12-6-14 i havent recieved anything yet but it is also allowing me to certify for benefits again on dec. 21 so my question is why are they allowing me to file on this new claim and will i actually get paid?

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I got a letter dated 11-20-14 saying additional info was needed for my new claim to be valid, i filed previously 11-22-13 it expired 11-22-14 for this new claim it says i had to have made a certain amount in the yr of my claim but i havent but the still sent me a claim form whic i telecerted sun de. Dec 7 for the two weeks of 11-23-14 to 12-6-14 i havent recieved anything yet but it is also allowing me to certify for benefits again on dec. 21 so my question is why are they allowing me to file on this new claim and will i actually get paid?

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Folks, please do not do this. Back in April I filed to open a claim. Finances were running out and I could get $65 a week. So, I did, but I never got any documents from EDD, except a continuing claim form. I filled it out and sent it in. Just doing what they requested. If they had sent me documents, I would have understood why I should Not have filled out the claim form. When you do that, it establishes the claim and the claim pays that stupid amount for a year, no matter what. So, fast forward to taking a job after that for six months and now eligible for benefits because the job ended. I could collect $450 a week, but if I reopen the claim, I will only get $65. Well, I am a persistent person, and I am trying to find a way to Cancel the claim, mainly because I never got payment on it, I never got a notice of determination in the mail, nor a notice I filed a claim, and I really did not understand the process, because EDD explained nothing. I have got as far as getting a telephone interview soon, but EDD obviously does not understand what the interview is about, as the questions they want to ask me are about Not Filing A Claim Within the Required Time Limits. I have no idea, and this stupid action of mine – sending in a continuing claim form once – is ruining my life. I could be getting $450, not $65, and I sure as heck am not going to do anything for now about the $65 claim. Yes, if I am unemployed in April, at one year, I can file a new claim, but that is a long way off. Do not do something stupid like I did. And let us hope, because I never got a debit card or payment, there is still a way to cancel this claim. Anybody there have any constructive suggestions re the telephone interview next week?

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On 9-14-14 I receives of determination form statinf that I wasnt eligible for a new claim, on 9-15-14 I received a notice of unemployment insurance award stating my claim begins 9-14-14 to 9-12-15. It’s now October first and I still haven’t received any claim forms or anything. What should I do or expect?

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I had a UI claim last year where I was awarded $289.

While I was receiving benefits, I found a job, that claim expired, and now I’m unemployed again. I started a new claim and my weekly benefit amount got upped to $350 a week.

I just got my payment for the last two weeks, and they only gave me $525. Can anyone help explain why EDD would short me $225?

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I had a UI claim last year where I was awarded $289.

While I was receiving benefits, I found a job, that claim expired, and now I’m unemployed again. I started a new claim and my weekly benefit amount got upped to $350 a week.

I just got my payment for the last two weeks, and they only gave me $525. Can help explain why EDD would short me $225?

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