Q: How do i get EDD IN CALIFORNIA to give me my unemployed benefits from a year ago
I was granted in Aug of 2020 374.00 a week.i had to do a 5 week penalty and pay 600.00 in fines. I completed the 5 weeks and paid the fine. I receive a notice that they switched my award over to the pandemic assistance and changed my award to 167.00 a week i asked a person whyv they did that she said probably so i wouldn't have to do the penalty faze i explained to her i already did my penalty thing. Finally after about a month they switched i t b ack to 374.00 but they had sent 4 payments of 167.00 talked to a tier 2 specialist twice and twice they said my back pay was approved the difference of the 2 plus was owed 2 more weeks never got my back pay or the other 2 weeeks i was owed. About 6 mos ago i think i received a notice in the mail of a judgement in favor of EDD for 600.00. What can i do to im really pissed because i never got my benefits . Their playing with people's lives and they dont care. I need help or ill do something drastic. Paul m
A: Get an employment law attorney to assist you with this. There are some good employee lawyers in your area, just do a Google search for unemployment lawyers in Fresno County and you will find some good ones. You can also go to the Fresno County Bar Association's website and use their lawyer referral service (LRS) to help (https://www.fresnocountybar.org/). Just cut and paste this link in your browser to start.
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