Unemployment Benefits for Self-Employed
If you are self-employed and have applied through the EDD for Unemployment Benefits, you may have received a response from the EDD stating zero benefits. We now know why. The program was not implemented and will not be taking applications until April 28.
The At-a-Glance info for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance:
1. Amount will equal proof of earnings no less than $167 plus $600 for weeks March 29 2020 through July 25, 2020
2. Can be retroactive payments starting from February 2, 2020
3. Up to 39 weeks of benefits
You can find more information on who is covered, how much coverage can be claimed, and how long you can receive coverage HERE.