EDD Resources in Armenian

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We are committed to providing vital information to those seeking EDD services and information. Below is a list of EDD forms, publications, and other important resources translated into Armenian.

For questions and more information about our services, contact the program and request an Armenian-speaking interpreter at no cost to you.

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Unemployment Insurance   

Unemployment Insurance is a program funded by employers. The program provides short-term benefit payments to workers who have lost their job or had their hours reduced through no fault of their own. To learn more about unemployment, visit File for Unemployment – Overview (English).

Note: If you apply for unemployment, tell us your preferred spoken and written language. We’ll record it so that we can provide effective language assistance at no cost.

Here you can find documents translated into Armenian. To view all documents available, visit Unemployment Insurance – Forms and Publications (English).

Fill-In Forms

Employment Development Department Appeal Form (DE 1000M/A)
The DE 1000M/A can be used by claimants and employers to appeal an eligibility decision made by the Department.

Sample Forms for Viewing Only

Notice of Unemployment Insurance Award (DE 429Z/A)
Provides claimants with specific monetary and eligibility information on their claim.

Notice of Determination and/or Ruling (DE 1080CZ/A)
Mailed to employers and/or claimants. Contains information on a claimant’s eligibility for benefits.

Notice of Determination (DE 1080MON/A)
Mailed to claimants to notify them of their ineligibility for unemployment insurance benefits and information on their appeal rights.

Notice of Unemployment Insurance Claim Filed (Claimant) (DE 1101CLMT/A)
Provides claimants with a copy of their claim information as processed by the Department. This notice also advises claimants of their right to correct errors and/or omissions, and instructions on how to contact the Department.

Unemployment Insurance Application (DE 1101I/A)
This is a sample application for unemployment benefits to assist claimants whose preferred language is Armenian. The DE 1101I can only be printed and completed in English or Spanish, and either faxed or mailed to EDD to file for unemployment benefits. You can find the application in English or Spanish by visiting Unemployment Insurance – Forms and Publications (English).

Unemployment Insurance Application for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) (DE 1101ID/A)
This is a sample application for unemployment benefits to assist claimants whose preferred language is Armenian. This application includes the supplemental form for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) if you are unemployed or partially unemployed due to a disaster. The DE 1101ID can only be printed and completed in English or Spanish, and either faxed or mailed to EDD to file for unemployment benefits. You can find the application in English or Spanish by visiting Unemployment Insurance – Forms and Publications (English).

Request for Identity Verification (DE 1326C/A)
Notification advising the claimant that the Department is unable to verify his or her identity and identifying documents must be provided.

Acceptable Documents for Identity Verification (DE 1326CD/A)
List of documents that are acceptable for identity verification.

Notice of Potential Overpayment (DE 1447/A)
Mailed to claimants. Contains information on a potential overpayment where a claimant may have been overpaid UI benefits.

Continued Claim Form (DE 4581CTO/A)
This is a sample of the Continued Claim Form to assist claimants in certifying for UI Benefits. This is a sample only and cannot be printed and mailed to the EDD. Contact EDD (English) if you need a replacement form issued to you to certify for UI benefits.

Notification of Unemployment Insurance Benefits Eligibility Interview (DE 4800/A)
A notice sent to claimants containing the date and time of their telephone interview regarding their eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits.

Employment Development Department (EDD) Customer Account Number (DE 5614/A) 

Notice of Requirement to Register for Work (DE 8405/A)
Advises unemployment insurance claimants that they must register for work using CalJOBSSM within 21 days.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits: What You Need to Know (DE 1275B/A)
Helps claimants understand the eligibility requirements that must be met to receive UI benefits.

For Your Benefit: California’s Programs for the Unemployed (DE 2320/A)
Describes EDD services and is issued to individuals by employers.

Unemployment Insurance: File Claims, Payment Information, General Information (DE 2320M/A)
How to file or reopen an unemployment insurance claim, get payment or general claim information, and other resources available at America’s Job Center of California.

Information You Need to File an Unemployment Insurance Claim (DE 2326/A) 

Tips for Qualifying for California Training Benefits (DE 2332/A)
A quick overview of California Training Benefits (CTB) eligibility and approval process.

How to Set Up a UI OnlineSM Account (DE 2338H/A)

Important: UI OnlineSM (English) is still the fastest way to file your UI claim. You can also ask questions about your claim using UI Online by selecting Contact Us at the top of your homepage.

Note: If you are getting a phone call from the EDD, your caller ID may show “St of CA EDD” or the UI Customer Service number 1-800-300-5616.

UI Customer Service  

Get help with filing a claim by phone, general UI questions, and technical help with online registration, password resets, and EDD Account Numbers.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Pacific time), Monday through Friday, except state holidays (English).

Phone number:

  • English:1-800-300-5616. To speak to an interpreter in Armenian, make a request to the representative during your call.
  • California Relay Service (711):Provide the UI number (1-800-300-5616) to the operator
  • TTY:1-800-815-9387

UI Automated Self-Service Line    

Get information on how to file a new claim or reopen an existing claim and your last payment issued. You can also certify for benefits using EDD Tele-CertSM, request copies of your 1099G tax information, and find your local America’s Job Center of California.

Hours: 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

Phone number: 1-866-333-4606 (English).

Disability Insurance

Disability Insurance (DI) is a program funded by deductions from employees’ wages. The program provides benefit payments to workers who have a loss of wages when they are unable to work due to a non-work-related illness, injury, or pregnancy. To learn more, visit About Disability Insurance (English).

Here you can find documents translated into Armenian. To view all documents available, visit Disability Insurance – Forms and Publications (English).

For more information and a listing of office locations, visit State Disability Insurance Office Locations (English).

To contact a DI representative, use the DI Automated Phone Information System (English):

  • To request an interpreter:
    1. Call 1-800-480-3287.
    2. Select English.
    3. Select the option to speak to a representative.
    4. Request an Armenian-speaking interpreter.
  • California Relay Service (711): Provide the DI number (1-800-480-3287) to the operator
  • TTY: 1-800-563-2441

Representatives are available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific time), Monday through Friday, except on state holidays (English).

Important: SDI Online is the fastest way to file and get information about your DI claim. Using SDI Online (English), you can ask confidential questions about your claim and receive a direct response. From your home page:

  1. Select the Claim ID of your current claim.
  2. Select Request Claim Update in the Claim Information section.
  3. Choose a Request Type from the dropdown menu and select Next.
  4. Add your specific question to your claim.

For more information, visit Disability Insurance (English).

Paid Family Leave

Paid Family Leave (PFL) provides benefit payments to people who need to take time off work to care for a seriously ill family member, bond with a new child, or participate in a qualifying event because of a family member’s military deployment. To learn more, visit Paid Family Leave (English).

Here you can find documents translated into Armenian. To view all documents available, visit Paid Family Leave – Forms and Publications (English).

Notice to Employees (DE 1857A/A)

Note: This poster is required to be posted in the workplace of employees who are covered by Unemployment Insurance and SDI.

Guide for Completing a Claim Form for Paid Family Leave (PFL) Benefits (DE 2475/A)

Paid Family Leave (DE 2511/A)
Note: Employers are required to provide the Paid Family Leave brochure only to new employees and persons who request leave to care for a seriously ill family member or bond with a new child. These brochures may be downloaded and provided as official notices to employees.

Paid Family Leave Flyer (DE 8519/A)

For more information and a listing of office locations, visit State Disability Insurance Office Locations (English).

To contact a PFL representative, use the PFL Automated Phone Information System (English):

  • Armenian: 1-866-627-1567
  • English: 1-877-238-4373. If you call the English phone line, you can speak to an interpreter by following these steps:
    • Select English.
    • Select the option to speak to a representative.
    • Request an Armenian-speaking interpreter.
  • California Relay Service (711): Provide the PFL number (1-877-238-4373) to the operator
  • TTY: 1-800-445-1312

Representatives are available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific time), Monday through Friday, except on state holidays (English).

Important: You can ask a PFL question by visiting Ask EDD (English).

  1. Select the category Paid Family Leave.
  2. Select the sub-category Miscellaneous Inquiry.
  3. Select the topic Other (Questions).

For more information, visit Paid Family Leave (English).

Payroll Taxes

We administer California’s payroll tax programs and provide a range of resources and guides to assist employers. To learn more, visit Payroll Taxes (English).

We currently do not have any documents translated into Armenian. We will provide translated documents as they become available. To view all documents available, visit Payroll Taxes – Forms and Publications (English).

To contact a Payroll Taxes representative or to use the Automated Phone Information System (English):

  • English: Call 1-888-745-3886 and request an Armenian-speaking interpreter.
  • California Relay Service (711): Provide the Payroll Tax Assistance number (1-888-745-3886) to the operator
  • TTY: 1-800-547-9565

For questions about benefit overpayment, contact the Benefit Overpayment Collection Section at 1-800-676-5737 (English) and request an Armenian-speaking interpreter.

Representatives are available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific time), Monday through Friday, except on state holidays (English).

For more information and a listing of office locations, visit Contact Payroll Taxes (English). Visit Office Locator (English) to find an employment tax office near you.

Jobs and Training

Through the America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM locations, we provide a range of employment and training services that benefit job seekers, laid-off workers, employers, and more. To learn more, visit Jobs and Training (English).

We currently do not have any documents translated into Vietnamese. We will provide translated documents as they become available. To view all documents available, visit Jobs and Training – Forms and Publications (English).

America’s Job Center of California   

Visit Office Locator (English) to contact an America’s Job Center of California near you. For general workforce services information:

  • English: Call 1-916-654-7799 and request an Armenian-speaking interpreter.
  • California Relay Service (711): Provide the Workforce Services number (916-654-7799) to the operator

To find a job, list a job opening, and browse other online employment services, visit CalJOBSSM (English). For assistance, call CalJOBS at 1-800-758-0398.

Labor Market Information       

For labor market information questions, comments, or suggestions:

  • English: Call 916-262-2162 and request an Armenian-speaking interpreter.
  • English Fax: 916-651-5784
  • California Relay Service (711): Provide the Labor Market Information number (916-262-2162) to the operator

Note: We offer labor market consulting services to help workforce partners and employers find, access, and use labor market information and services. View Labor Market Consultants by County (PDF) (English) for a phone and email listing of Labor Market consultants in California.

The EDD Homepage

Our website is not translated into Armenian. It is possible to go to the EDD homepage and use the Google TranslateSM feature at the bottom of the homepage under Translation.

Important: The Google TranslateSM feature is provided for informational purposes only. The translations may not be exact. Use them as a rough guide. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations by the feature and are therefore not liable for any inaccurate information or changes in page formatting resulting from its use. For more information, view the Google Translate Disclaimer.

Last Revised: 04/18/2022