NOVA in Sunnyvale California

Address and phone number for NOVA, a Unemployment Office, at West Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale CA.

505 West Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, California, 94086

About the NOVA

The NOVA, located in Sunnyvale, 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 Sunnyvale 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
Sunnyvale Unemployment Eligibility

In order to qualify for unemployment benefits in Sunnyvale, 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 Sunnyvale

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 NOVA also reviews the reasons for applicants' unemployment to make sure they meet eligibility requirements. Contact NOVA for more information on filing for unemployment.

Calculating Unemployment Benefits

The NOVA can help workers calculate their expected unemployment benefits. In Sunnyvale, 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 Santa Clara 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 NOVA denies an application for unemployment benefits, workers can appeal the decision. The Sunnyvale 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 NOVA, Sunnyvale residents can also reach out to the California Department of Labor for information about unemployment protections.

Contact the NOVA

You may contact the NOVA by calling 408-730-7232, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: NOVA, 505 West Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, California, 94086.

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