Free Guide to Obtaining Unemployment Benefits

This 100% free Guide offers detailed information to workers, including independent contractors, can collect Unemployment Insurance Benefits.

The Employment Development Department (“EDD”) and related California agencies have been providing recent updates about how people who have lost their jobs or had their hours reduced, including independent contractors, can obtain unemployment benefits. This 100% free legal guide explains the latest updates in this regard as of April 17, 2020.

Additionally, this free Guide is a summary of common problems and issues that arise when applying for unemployment insurance benefits. It also provides many additional resources for EDD help.

Click these links to view the chapters of our General EDD Guide and COVID-19 Updated EDD Guide.