Many Teamster Local 399 Members are facing uncertainty and disruption in our Industry due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are encouraging Members that were laid off and not getting paid at this time to make your first step filing for Unemployment. 

As part of the Governor’s Emergency Proclamation, the California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) has waived the one-week waiting period for people who are unemployed and/or disabled as a result of COVID-19. Click here to use the guidance on the LWDA website to determine what is best for you and your family.

Additionally, the Employment Development Department of The State of California provides a variety of support services to individuals affected by COVID-19 in California. Whether you are sick, quarantined, caregiving for an ill or quarantined family member, experiencing reduced work hours or potential business closures, the EDD has options for you. Click here for a list of services and for information on how to access them.

Need assitance in filing for Unemployment in the State of California? 

Click here to review a Guide to Determine Your Job Title / Classification on the Online Application.