Community Resource: Unemployment/Disability Insurance

RESOURCES

Unemployment claims can be filed on https://www.edd.ca.gov/unemployment/, forms are only available in English and Spanish. In the last month there have been over 1 million new claims. The recent Coronavirus Response Bill passed by Congress increases unemployment insurance amounts, also allows independent contractors and sole proprietors (1099’s) who have lost work or seen a major reduction in hours to apply.

How to Apply for UI Benefits (File a Claim) (YouTube) English | Spanish | Cantonese | Vietnamese | Mandarin

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus

  • Helpline for Unemployment Insurance, State Disability Insurance, Paid Family Leave: 415-484-2209.

California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative

Lao Family Community Development

  • Phone Appointments available with their staff from their Oakland and San Pablo offices on Unemployment Insurance, Calworks and other assistance programs.
    510-533-8850.

 

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