Are California Employees Who Have Been Laid-Off Entitled to receive Unemployment Benefits From the EDD?

Yes, an employee who has suffered a layoff may usually receive unemployment benefits so long as he or she has not been terminated for “misconduct.” Contact EDD a soon as you have been made aware of the layoff.

If your employer challenges your application for unemployment benefits after a layoff, you may need representation at the EDD hearing where your right to unemployment benefits will be adjudicated. Strauss Law Group regularly represents California employees who have been laid off (or otherwise terminated) at EDD unemployment benefits hearings. Contact us for a free consultation.

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