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Guide for Unemployed Persons

How can I obtain proof of employment if my employer shut down due to COVID-19?

If you are applying for the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), and you are unable to reach your place of employment due to public health emergency-related shut downs, you may have to select the COVID-19 related reason which best fits your situation and self-certify under penalty of perjury.

Try your best to reach out to your employer for proof of employment first, so that you will not encounter delays or be denied assistance.

For more information, go to: EDD

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