Updated: Feb 10
Last updated: 10/21/2020
Answers to your FAQs regarding the Lost Wages Program
Did CA get approved for five weeks? When will they distribute?
Yes. They are paying out the first three weeks. The additional two will be distributed after Phase 1 and Phase 2 are done.
Update 9/24: EDD released a news release on 9/24 that the following week they will begin issuing the fourth and fifth weeks of LWA.
Update 10/21: All six weeks should be paid out by now
What about the sixth week?
Sixth week has been paid out
What weeks does LWA cover?
7/25 - 8/1 --- LWA week 1
8/2 - 8/8 --- LWA week 2
8/9 - 8/15 --- LWA week 3
8/16 - 8/22 --- LWA week 4
8/23 - 8/29 --- LWA week 5
8/30 - 9/5 --- LWA week 6
How will payments be issued for LWA?
EDD said people will get it in lump sum, but people are experience deposits of $300, $600 and $900. So it really varies. The only thing is that it will be distributed into Phase 1 and Phase 2 for the first three weeks of LWA
Those receiving checks will get separate checks if eligible
LWA eligibility requirements: