Updated: Feb 10
Lost Wages Program Updates
I'm not receiving my payments in a lump sum why?
If you certified for all three weeks at once, you will get the $900 in one payment
If you certified bi-weekly, you will receive either $300 and then $600 or vice versa depending on which Sunday you fall.
If your bi-weekly certification covered weeks ending August 1 and 8, but following certification covered August 15: You will get $600 and then $300
If your bi-weekly certification covered weeks ending August 1, but following certification covered August 8 and August 15: You will get $300 and then $600
I had excessive earnings, was fully employed or disqualified weeks ending August 1 to August 15. What about me?
You will not receive LWA payments. If you were partially employed and already received unemployment for those weeks, you will get it.
Simply put, if you received no money from UI from those weeks = no LWA
I'm part of Phase 1, where I indicated I was effected by COVID-19. When will I get my payment?
LWA payments are schedule to be completed in the next couple of weeks
What if you're in Phase 2, where I didn't get a chance to indicate I was effected by COVID-19?
Starting September 15, EDD will start accepting self-attestations to say that you were effected by COVID-19 for your reason for partial or full unemployment.
Look out for emails, texts, or mailed notices to complete this self-attestation
I heard that CA got approved for 5 weeks. When is that coming?
After Phase One and Phase Two payments are m