I got laid off and filed for unemployment and got one payment,my employer told the edd I quit without a good reason.I filedl an appeal and the edd is taking my claim forms but will not pay me till my appeal is heard.that can take weeks and I need that money now and my employer lied.what can I do other than just wait . thanks
If the initial decision is to deny benefits pending an appeal, there is nothing you can do until the hearing. The whole purpose of the hearing is for a judge to hear evidence from you and your employer before a decision is made regarding whether you are eligible for benefits. There is no shortcut to the process. If the judge rules in your favor, you will get a check for all the weeks you submit forms for, so keep submitting those forms.
I know this is a devastating time. Try to hang in there.
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