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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Miscellaneous MI 75 - Reason for Decision

Federal Claims

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Full Term Not Completed

(Enter Code Section 8521a, issue IRR, and Reason for Decision MI75 A.)

Based on the findings provided on your Certificate of Release or Discharge, form DD214, you are not eligible to receive unemployment compensation for ex-servicemembers.  Your military service was less than full term from (date) to (date) and the narrative reason for separation was non-qualifying.

The findings of federal military service are final and conclusive.  The state of California cannot change the findings of the branch of service.  If you disagree with the federal findings of your military branch of service and would like reconsideration, you may request reconsideration directly through your branch of service, through the Veterans Administration, or through the local State Veterans Affairs office.  More information about this process can be found on the national archives website at www.archives.gov/veterans.

If you want to appeal for any reason other than the military branch of service findings, you must appeal through the EDD following the instructions in the appeal section below.  The EDD will send your appeal to the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.

B. Discharge Not Honorable

(Enter Code Section 8521a1, issue IRR, and Reason for Decision MI75 B.)

Based on the findings provided on your Certificate of Release or Discharge, form DD214, you are not eligible to receive unemployment compensation for ex-servicemembers.  You were discharged from military service under other than honorable conditions.  After considering available information, the department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

The findings of federal military service are final and conclusive.  The state of California cannot change the findings of the branch of service.  If you disagree with the federal findings of your military branch of service and would like reconsideration, you may request reconsideration directly through your branch of service, through the Veterans Administration, or through the local State Veterans Affairs office.  More information about this process can be found on the national archives website at www.archives.gov/veterans.

If you want to appeal for any reason other than the military branch of service findings, you must appeal through the EDD following the instructions in the appeal section below.  The EDD will send your appeal to the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.

C. Less Than 180 Days of Continuous Active Duty In Reserve Status:

(Enter Code Section 8521a, issue IRR, and Reason for Decision MI75 C.)

Based on the findings provided on your Certificate of Release or Discharge, form DD214, you are not eligible to receive unemployment compensation for ex-servicemembers.  Your military service was less than full term from (date) to (date) in which you did not have 180 days or more of continuous active duty in a reserve status in the armed forces.

The findings of federal military service are final and conclusive.  The state of California cannot change the findings of the branch of service.  If you disagree with the federal findings of your military branch of service and would like reconsideration, you may request reconsideration directly through your branch of service, through the Veterans Administration, or through the local State Veterans Affairs office.  More information about this process can be found on the national archives website at www.archives.gov/veterans.

If you want to appeal for any reason other than the military branch of service findings, you must appeal through the EDD following the instructions in the appeal section below.  The EDD will send your appeal to the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.

D. Less Than 90 Days of Continuous Active Duty In Reserve Status:

(Enter Code Section 8521a, issue IRR, and Reason for Decision MI75 D.)

Based on the findings provided on your Certificate of Release or Discharge, form DD214, you are not eligible to receive unemployment compensation for ex-servicemembers.  Your military service was less than full term from (date) to (date) in which you did not have 90 days or more of continuous active duty in a reserve status in the armed forces.

The findings of federal military service are final and conclusive.  The state of California cannot change the findings of the branch of service.  If you disagree with the federal findings of your military branch of service and would like reconsideration, you may request reconsideration directly through your branch of service, through the Veterans Administration, or through the local State Veterans Affairs office.  More information about this process can be found on the national archives website at www.archives.gov/veterans.

If you want to appeal for any reason other than the military branch of service findings, you must appeal through the EDD following the instructions in the appeal section below.  The EDD will send your appeal to the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. Meets Definition of Full-Term

(Enter Code Section 8521a, issue IRR, and Reason for Decision MI75 AA.)

The claimant’s military service was from (date) to (date), which meets the definition for a full term of service. Available information shows that the claimant meets the legal requirements for payment of unemployment compensation for ex-servicepersons.

BB. Discharged Under Honorable Conditions

(Enter Code Section 8521a1, issue IRR, and Reason for Decision MI75 BB.)

The claimant was discharged from military service under honorable conditions. Available information shows that the claimant meets the legal requirements for payment of unemployment compensation for ex-servicepersons.