Re: Can You Collect State Disability when Your Unemployment Runs Out in Calif
A worker is eligible for Ca. SDI regardless of the time they have worked at their company if he or she satisfies the following three requirements within the year before the claim:
is unable to work for at least 8 consecutive days due to disability;
is actively seeking work or has a job when disability occurs;
has earned at least $300 within the year prior to the quarter in which SDI premiums are deducted and an SDI claim filed.
Workers who are unsure whether they qualify should file anyway; the Employment Development Department (EDD) will evaluate their situation.
You can go ahead & file a claim but as cbg noted it is doubtful you will be approved for SDI.
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