Monterey, CA asked in Employment Law for California

Q: hi. so i was on my 3rd day of a new job when they shut down due to the pandemic . (the beginning )

i was told to apply for unemployment and i did but i didn't qualify, ended up loosing my place and became homeless. still am . didn't hear about PUA til recently. so missed out on it. still affecting me since I'm still homeless with my child. is there any way that i can get that money ? god knows i need it . didn't hear about it since i didn't have a tv to watch and nobody told me anything about it

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: Unfortunately, likely not. The PUA program expired. I would recommend speaking with an experienced public benefits attorney to make sure, though.

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