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I need an expert in California and New York to help me with my unemployment benefits situation. I was working in California until Sept 2013 and applied for my benefits there. I tried to look for work for the past 6 mths or so and was unable to find any work commensurate with my skills. And so I have been thinking to move back to NY which was my home originally.Meanwhile while in LA, I received a letter from the CA Unemployment Dept to say that "You have received all the benefits payable on your claim and no extended benefits are available to you. If unemployed, you may file a new claim or call your unemployment insurance office 1-5 days before 9/13/14. If you file as intructed and are otherwise eligible, you may receive waiting period credit for the week ending 9/13/14".So I did apply again as per the instructions and I recently received a letter to say "We are unable to process your application because benefits are exhausted on a claim that has not yet expired. Please contact the department 1-5 days prior to 9/13/14 to determine if you are eligible for a later claim"So I have two qsts - what does the above letter mean - if my claim has not yet expired, how can my benefits be exhausted? And what can I do to remedy this situation.2nd Qst - given that I have decided to move back to NY, can I file a sucessful claim in NY? How does the above letter from the CA Unemployment play into my NY Unemployment? Am I even eligible to file for a sucessful claim in NY? And if I am eligible to apply, how do I move my case from CA to NY and what are the next steps.Thank you.

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Legalease

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In relation to EDD denying me my FED-ED extension. Email Correspondense

In relation to EDD denying me my FED-ED extension. Email Correspondense 12/5/11 "Not qualified due to not having earnings in excess of 40 times your weekly benefit amount or 1.5 times the highest quarter in the base period of your regular claim dated (no date on email), appeal process etc. My CA claim began 7/09, and interrupted when i accepted an out of state temporary job offer 8/31/10 to 12/31/10. I was very unclear as to how these out of state wages would impact my CA claim,extensions etc. I returned to CA 1/2011. I reached EDD by phone 2/6/11 and they "re-opened" my CA claim EUC continued. On 4/3/2011 EDD advised would bring the out of state wadges over to CA ,i believe an "interstate claim" my options here very unclear as to proper way to handle this, instead of me filing for the wages i earned in Massachusetts directly. They advised i would need to exhaust those benefits first, although these earning lowered my weekly benefit significantly, before i revert back to my CA claim and finish EUC tiers 3, 4, Fed-ED. On 11/16/11 i receive EDD notice stating my Unemployment benefits were exhausted "DO NOT qualify for EUC on your regular claim effective 4/3/11"? Naturally i filed for appeal, i am awaiting a court date. My original claim began 7/09, had i not worked out of state i would not have had any wages in any subsequent "benefit periods" to report and would have completed all EUC tiers (which i have) along with the Fed-ED extension? Also unclear as to EDD's action 4/3/11 surrounded around starting a new claim for out of state wages, which in turn established a new "benefit period" from which they could deny me my FED-ED extension. Prior wages, highest quarter earnings, qualified me to obtain maximum weekly benefit. Looking to prepare myself to articulate my position before said appeal next month.

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Legalease

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Sirs I am unemployed currently and received an overpayment

Sirs:I am unemployed currently and received an overpayment statement from California amounting to 15,000 dollars. EDD (Calif) then requested payment of 5,000 from Iowa where I worked one job. The problem is that I had applied to Iowa and was refused the unemployment money so California extended my payments (Federal). Now, they want it back. So, I appealed and told them what happened.Now, they have set a hearing where I am to appear. What do I need to do to show my case? I have the money in savings but that is for my daughter's college.I think that I was entitled to Federal money after the Iowa money ran out. But after they refused me, it has suddenly appeared as a request for payment from California to Iowa for 5,000 dollars.

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Joseph

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I just filed for my unemployment extension. I lost my job

I just filed for my unemployment extension. I lost my job 7-26-10, and I filed the job loss the following day (I was told to file as soon as possible). And I got my final paycheck on 8-6-10. I was given my vacation pay as well as the 9 hrs of pay I earned from that week. I didn't even know I was going to receive vacation pay. So when I filed I didn't mention it. And now AFTER my original claim, I was 'randomly audited' and they said that because I didn't report the earnings that I was now being investigated for fraud! I told them that I could pay them (either in a lump sum of $235-$470 depending, or they could take it out of my UI benefits). But they're still 'looking into it' and they said I could be without my unemployment benefits for 13-47 WEEKS!!! I'm shocked, I'm just surprised that they didn't even mention it the first time around when I talked to a UI rep. When I mentioned that, they said that my former employer JUST turned in the paper work stating that I'd received my vacation pay! What can I do?

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I was laid off March 2009 in Richmond, Va. I collected by 26

I was laid off March 2009 in Richmond, Va. I collected by 26 weeks ($405.00 wk) and then started receiving the Federal unemployment. I took a contract job in Portland, Or. for 6 months (for alot less then my previous pay) (Jan 16 to Aug 6 2010) I tried to reopen my claim in Virginia and they said I had to collect from Oregon ($180.00 wk). It is my understanding the new unemployment extension benefits allows temp work without losing existing benefits.

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i filed for CA unemployment November 2009. This was much later

i filed for CA unemployment November 2009. This was much later than I should have. It was not soon enough to have EDD consider 2nd quarter 2008 income which is where the majority of my payroll income occured. I received approximately $5200 in Unemployment Insurance before my benefits ran out in February 2010. EDD will not extend my benefits through the Federal Program because of the following: "You do not have earnings in excess of 40 times your weekly benefit amount....." Is their anything I can do? I've been an employer and employee for years paying enormous amounts of money into the system and now I'm being denied because I did not apply soon enough. Any work around this technicality?Sincerely,Bret PoolAliso Viejo, CA 92656 (NNN) NNN-NNNN

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INFOLAWYER

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My unemployment benefits will expire before March 31, 2010.

My unemployment benefits will expire before March 31, 2010. I've been told that there was a possibility that benefits would be extended beyond March 2010 but that it was in the House to be voted on. I admit, this whole law stuff is foreign to me so I can't tell by reading all the information on the web or in the papers whether or not they ACTUALLY signed for the extension. Can you tell me if they passed the extension of unemployment benefits for Hawaii residents beyond March 1, 2010? I am a single mom and really worried about what I'm going to do.

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Legalease

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I was behind due to waiting for unemployment extension. Received

I was behind due to waiting for unemployment extension. Received a notice to pay or leave within 3 days. Can I request to have two weeks to pay as that is when my income tax and unemployment funds are received?

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D. WINOGO ESQ.

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I have incurred over $12,000.00 in medical bills as a result

I have incurred over $12,000.00 in medical bills as a result of improper treatment in an emergency room. This lead to hospitalization and very expensive medications purchased. I was denied unemployment benefits due to illness and not being able to search for work. I am now tolld my weekly unemployment benefit is only going to be $272.00 rather than the max benefit of $450.00, unless I am able to qualify for an unemployment extension of benefits set forth by President Obama. I finally qualified for a modified mortgage plan and do not want to put my house at risk of forclosure. I was not paid for my sick time as I work for a temp agency and do not have enough hours to qualify for sick pay. I am willing to pay each provider a payment each month, but I do not know how much I can afford.Where do I turn next? I need help. My bill from the ER was reviewed by a medical director, in turn he offered me a discount on the bill . I requested that the bills be written off and lost wages paid.

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