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You've Got Questions About Unemployment Benefits. We've Got Answers

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You've sent us hundreds of questions about unemployment benefits.

They run the gamut:

  • Are freelancers and self-employed still eligible for benefits even if the federal aid has dried up for now?
  • Can self-employed people get benefits if they also got a loan from the Payroll Protection Program?
  • If I go back to work part-time, will I lose my benefits?
  • If I lost my job, got it back, then lost it again, how do I restart my benefits?

And probably the most commonly asked question:

  • How can I get a real live person at the Employment Development Department to talk to me? I've been calling for months and have never reached a human.

You've got questions, we've got answers!
READ OUR Q&A ON UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:

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