Can you refile for unemployment?

Last Update: April 20, 2022

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If you're eligible for unemployment benefits after your initial benefits period has ended, you can immediately refile by applying for extended benefits. ... Provided you still qualify, you can immediately file for an extension of benefits – even if you've worked only one day on your last job.

Can I refile my Pua claim?

If you previously had an unemployment claim, including regular UI, Extended Benefits (EB), Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) or Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), went back to work, and are temporarily unemployed again, you can reopen your claim online with MiWAM.

How do I renew my unemployment benefits?

Ways to Reopen Your Existing Claim:
  1. Online: Complete an online application using our secure website 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. ...
  2. Paper Form: A paper application can be downloaded and mailed to the address indicated on the form.
  3. Phone: Call the statewide toll-free number at 1-888-313-7284.

Can I reapply for unemployment if I was denied?

Should you reapply or appeal following a denied unemployment claim? If you're denied because you're missing information, then it might make more sense to just reapply or update the initial application. The plus side to reapplying is that it's usually faster than the appeals process.

Why would I get denied for unemployment?

There are several reasons you might be denied unemployment insurance. The Employment Development Department (EDD) might not approve your unemployment claim if you did not work long enough, or if your employer says you quit or were fired because you did something EDD thinks is “misconduct”.

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When should I reapply for unemployment?

You must reapply for a new claim (even if you are currently on an extension) if you earned enough wages in the last 18 months and are still unemployed or working part time. We will notify you when your new claim is processed. This usually takes two to three weeks.

Do I need to reopen my unemployment claim for PEUC?

Yes. If you previously had an unemployment claim, including regular UI, Extended Benefits (EB), Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) or Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), you can reopen your claim if you are unemployed again.

What happens when your unemployment runs out?

What Happens When My Unemployment Extension Runs Out? People who run out of standard unemployment weeks and PEUC weeks may be eligible for the federally funded Extended Benefits program. Right now, the Extended Benefits scheme is available in 42 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Who do I call for unemployment benefits?

The Department of Labor's toll-free call center can assist workers and employers with questions about job loss, layoffs, business closures, unemployment benefits and job training: 1-877-US-2JOBS (TTY: 1-877-889-5627).

Why can't I reopen my unemployment claim?

Note: If you don't see Reopen Your Claim, you may have older certifications that you need to complete before you can certify for new weeks. Select Certify for Benefits to complete the certifications. Report your work and earnings for any past weeks you worked.

Should I reopen my Pua claim?

The bottom line is if you still had an active PUA or PEUC claim on December 26, 2020, you do not need to reopen your claim. EDD provided this guidance to Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez.

Do I need to reapply for Pua?

You should not reapply for regular UI or apply for PUA. ... To receive benefits on the PUA claim, you must return the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Self-Certification within 10 days of the date the form was mailed to you.

How long do I have to file my weekly claim for unemployment?

The first weekly claim must be filed beginning the Sunday after you initially apply for benefits (whether or not your application has been processed) and no later than Friday by 6 p.m. (MST). Note: When a state holiday is observed on a Friday, the Internet Weekly Claim Filing system will NOT be available on that day.

How do you get an extension on unemployment?

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When a State begins an Extended Benefit period, it notifies those who have received all of their regular benefits that they may be eligible for Extended Benefits. You may contact the State Unemployment Insurance agency to ask whether Extended Benefits are available.

Will we get the extra $300 unemployment this week?

Qualifying Americans will receive $300 per week on top of state unemployment benefits through Sept. 6, 2021.

Has unemployment been extended?

The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) stimulus bill was signed into law on March 27, 2020. It extended unemployment benefits for workers who were impacted by the pandemic through December 31, 2020. 1 These benefits have been continued in 2021.

Why does my unemployment claim say $0?

If your claim shows a determination of “0-0” while it is pending, this means we are still processing your claim, and there is nothing more you need to do. If you received a confirmation number, rest assured your claim is in process, and you will receive the full amount to which you are entitled.

How much money can you make and still collect unemployment?

You are allowed to earn up to 50% of your weekly benefits amount from any job that is part-time, either permanent or temporary. Your benefits will be reduced if you earn more than 50% of your weekly benefits. For example, if your weekly benefit amount is $300, you may earn up to $150 per week from your part-time job.

Will cares Act get extended?

Pandemic unemployment benefits end in September and states aren't extending them. With just a few days before three key Covid-era unemployment programs established by the CARES Act expire on or before Sept. ... Millions more will lose a significant amount of income as the $300 enhanced federal benefit lapses.

Is Pua still available?

Am I eligible for unemployment benefits under the CARES Act? ... The PUA program provides up to 39 weeks of benefits, which are available retroactively starting with weeks of unemployment beginning on or after January 27, 2020, and ending on or before December 31, 2020.

Can I apply for unemployment after PPP runs out?

Unemployment benefits are intended for workers who are no longer working and being paid. ... Another approach might be to apply for a PPP loan first, use the payroll benefits for the applicable 8 weeks to pay yourself, and then apply for unemployment benefits once the PPP funds are exhausted.

How do I reopen my Pua claim?

How to reopen/reactivate a PUA claim:
  1. Log in to your dashboard.
  2. Select “File for Weekly Benefits”
  3. Then select “File Your Weekly Certification to Continue Your Claim”
  4. You will see the message “You currently have a claim established however it is inactive.”
  5. Click on “here.”
  6. It will seem as if you are opening a new claim.

Why does EDD keep making me reopen my claim?

The option to “Reopen Claim” online is supposed to appear if it's been more than 30 days since you last certified for benefits. If your benefit year hasn't expired, EDD will put your account into a semi-dormant mode, instead of closing out your account.

Why do I have to reopen my claim?

If you established a claim for benefits with the past year, then stopped filing those benefits, your claim was closed. If you return to work after filing your original claim, are separated from that employer and wish to resume filing, you must reopen your claim.

Does PPP count as income for unemployment?

Yes, but proceed with caution. There is no restriction on receiving both benefits, but as a general rule you should not use your PPP loan to cover your own compensation while at the same time receiving unemployment benefits.