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hello for how long can I collect unemployment benefits?
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: california
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: i have filed on May 15 when my contract ended
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Customer: I have just been paid today for the last 5 weeks
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Under CA law, the CA EDD determines your weekly benefit amount by dividing your earnings for the highest paid quarter of the base period by 26 (the period in which you were fired), up to a maximum of $450 per week and you can collect those benefits for up to 26 weeks.
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