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Eligibility FAQs

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Am I eligible for unemployment benefits?

I was fired/voluntarily quit my employment. What happens next?

Am I eligible to receive UC benefits while incarcerated, on work release, in a half-way house or in a rehabilitation facility?

I received my financial determination. Does this mean I will be getting unemployment compensation?

How can I check the status of my initial claim?

What is the waiting week?

I need a letter stating that I've been granted benefits. How can I get this?

I need a printout of my payment history. How can I get this?

Am I eligible to receive benefits while traveling out of the country?

What are credit weeks?

How do credit weeks affect my claim?