Unemployment Insurance: Continued Eligibility Requirements – Ability to Work

To be, and stay, eligible for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits the Employment Development Department (EDD), the agency that handles UI, needs to know that you are:

Each of these requirements is discussed in detail in separate Fact Sheets. This Fact Sheet gives you general information about reporting to the EDD and discusses specifically what it means to be “able to work.”

For further information about your employment rights, contact the Workers’ Rights Clinic.