Updated: Feb 10
Unfortunately, regular UI is not made to make up for your entire earnings on the regular. It has a maximum amount that it can provide to you each week. That maximum is $450/week (plus the $600 from CARES). DESPITE how many hours you work, if you are earning more than $600/week with the weekly benefit of $450 you will be considered having excessive earnings no matter what.
Based off the EDD website, if you:
Have wage loss for at least eight consecutive days because you are unable to perform your regular or customary work
Are placed in a position that pays less than your regular position
You may be eligible for reduced or full DISABILITY INSURANCE (DI) or PAID FAMILY LEAVE (PFL) benefits.
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