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California Unemployment Insurance

undefined California Unemployment Insurance?


Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own who meet California's eligibility requirements.

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own who meet California's eligibility requirements.

undefined California Unemployment Insurance?


To be eligible for this benefit program, you must a resident of California and meet all of the following:

  • Unemployed, and
  • Worked in California during the past 12 months (this period may be longer in some cases), and
  • Earned a minimum amount of wages determined by California guidelines, and
  • Actively seeking work each week you are collecting benefits.

undefined California Unemployment Insurance?


For more information on how to apply or to file a new claim or reopen a claim, please visit the File an Unemployment Insurance Claim page.


If you have questions, please call:
English:
1-800-300-5616

Spanish:
1-800-326-8937

Cantonese:
1-800-547-3506

Mandarin:
1-866-303-0706

Vietnamese:
1-800-547-2058

TTY:
1-800-815-9387

or visit the California Unemployment Insurance page.

1-800-300-5616