Metro Career Center in San Diego California

Address and phone number for Metro Career Center, a Unemployment Office, at University Avenue, San Diego CA.

Metro Career Center
3910 University Avenue, San Diego, California, 92105

About the Metro Career Center

The Metro Career Center, located in San Diego, CA, is a government agency that oversees California unemployment compensation programs and unemployment insurance. A local branch of the California Department of Labor, the Unemployment Office, issues unemployment benefits to individuals in San Diego who have lost their jobs.

You may contact the Unemployment Office for questions about:
  • Applying for California unemployment benefits
  • Filing an unemployment insurance claim
  • California eligibility for unemployment
  • Rules for receiving unemployment benefits
  • Appealing an unemployment ruling
  • Problems receiving benefits
  • Making an appointment
San Diego Unemployment Eligibility

In order to qualify for unemployment benefits in San Diego, workers must meet eligibility requirements. These include a recent earnings history, a valid reason for leaving their last job, and actively looking for employment. In California, some workers do not qualify for unemployment benefits, including the self-employed. In most cases, individuals who are unable to work, those who were fired with cause, and those who turn down job offers may be ineligible for CA unemployment benefits.

Filing for Unemployment in San Diego

The Unemployment Office oversees the application process to receive unemployment benefits. The office reviews application materials to ensure workers meet the California unemployment eligibility guidelines. In some cases, applicants may need to make an appointment for an interview. The Metro Career Center also reviews the reasons for applicants' unemployment to make sure they meet eligibility requirements. Contact Metro Career Center for more information on filing for unemployment.

Calculating Unemployment Benefits

The Metro Career Center can help workers calculate their expected unemployment benefits. In San Diego, the unemployment benefit calculation aims to replace a percentage of the worker's previous earnings. California caps unemployment benefits at a maximum weekly amount. In San Diego County, recipients can collect unemployment benefits for up to 26 weeks, though state or federal guidelines may extend benefits during economic downturns.

Appealing an Unemployment Decision

If the Metro Career Center denies an application for unemployment benefits, workers can appeal the decision. The San Diego Unemployment Office offers an appeals process, which may include interviews and hearings. For information on how to appeal a decision, including denied benefits, job search decision, or job training requirements, contact the main office.

California Unemployment

In California, the local Office of Unemployment Compensation, Unemployment Office, and Office of Unemployment Insurance work together to provide unemployment benefits. These offices work with the California Department of Labor to provide unemployment insurance and support for CA residents. In addition to contacting Metro Career Center, San Diego residents can also reach out to the California Department of Labor for information about unemployment protections.

Contact the Metro Career Center

You may contact the Metro Career Center by calling 619-516-2200, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Metro Career Center, 3910 University Avenue, San Diego, California, 92105.

Map of Metro Career Center in San Diego California

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