Can Misclassified Workers Apply For Unemployment in California?
Yes. California has relaxed qualification guidelines so that more people who are out of work can benefit, including independent contractors, business owners and the self-employed. The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program started taking applications at the end of April and will provide payments for these individuals. One of the biggest reasons unscrupulous employers try to misclassify […]
How to Apply For Unemployment Benefits in California
With so many Californians out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment claims are surging. More than a million applications for unemployment benefits have been filed in California since March 13, 2020. Workers who have been laid off or had their hours reduced because of the coronavirus may be eligible to apply for expanded […]