U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Work and Employment > Unemployment
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Old 06-12-2013, 08:49 PM
1 posts, read 1,542 times
Reputation: 10


this is my first experience on unemployment, so please forgive me if my question is common. I have been on unemployment for going on five months now, and I was offered a two week , temporary contract position. I would be making quite a bit more than my benefit amount, working 40hrs a week. I would be going on the temp agencies payroll for the two weeks.
my question is if I accept the position, will my benefits be cancelled or affected due to the 2 wk employment? I received the offer today, and the job starts Friday. I tried to reach a live rep at edd to no avail. I was told that once edd sees that I'm working 40hrs, they ll close my benefits.

please help, I sincerely appreciate any. guidance you can provide.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Old 06-12-2013, 09:22 PM
Location: Wisconsin
20,017 posts, read 38,705,431 times
Reputation: 12904
Call CA the first week you are no longer working. You can reopen the claim when your contract is finished. CA will contact that employer to verify the contract has ended. If the employer verifies the contract has ended - in other words, doesn't lie lie to CA and tell them you quit (some do - your benefits resume without a problem. If you are going through an agency for this work, there could be complications on you continuing to keep in touch with that agency, not refusing suitable work, etc. There are unintended consequences for working while collecting benefits. Hopefully, you won't encounter them.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Work and Employment > Unemployment
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2017, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top