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Employment Development Department

Total and Partial Unemployment TPU 460.65 - Fact Finding Guide

Union Payment or Benefit

  1. What does the union call the payment made to the claimant?
  2. If strike benefits, or welfare payments, what determines how much the claimant is to receive?
  3. Did all union members receive the same amount?
  4. If not, how was the difference determined? By need? By services performed?
  5. If pay for picket duty, how many hours during the week did the claimant walk the picket line?
  6. Would he have received the same amount if he had performed less picket duty, or none at all?
  7. How does the union determine the amount they will pay striking workers?