An unemployed person may be eligible for UIB if they:
TANF clients exempt from work and training participation are not required to apply for UIB.
In difficult economic times, DES may offer Supplementary Unemployment Assistance (SUA) for farmworkers, domestic workers, city and county government employees, and others not routinely covered by UI. SUA also covers some claimants before their eligibility for UI benefits.
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