California Employment Law
California Employment Law Questions Answered by Legal Experts
I am terribly sorry that you have found yourself in this situation. Unfortunately, eligibility for disability payments is based on the earnings shown in your base period. The base period for the purpose of determining your benefits is the period 6 to 18 months before your disability claim began. To be eligible, these wages must have been subject to the SDI tax contribution. This means that some employer in the last 18 months must have deducted the SDI contribution from your paycheck. Chances are, because you were paid under the table, no taxes were paid on your behalf. Thus, you would not be eligible to receive disability. More about this can be found here:http://www.edd.ca.gov/disability/FAQ_DI_Eligibility.htm#WhoiseligiblePlease do not hesitate to let me know if you have any questions or concerns regarding the above and I will be more than happy to assist you further. If you do not require any further assistance, I would be most grateful if you would remember to provide my service a positive rating, as this is the only way I will receive credit for assisting you.Have a wonderful rest of your day.
Thank you for the asnwere on my question. Although I heard there were 2 different disability types to claim. One that "might" work for me. This knowlege "do you know"!?
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