Beginning March 1, 2018, Assembly Bill 2886 amends the Unemployment Insurance Code to extend the period that an individual may appeal a determination regarding eligibility to receive State Disability Insurance (SDI) benefits, a computation made regarding benefits, or a notice of overpayment of benefits, from within 20 days from mailing or personal service of the determination to within 30 days of such date. The 30-day period may be extended for good cause, which is defined to include mistake, inadvertence, surprise or excusable neglect.
Further, prior to March 1, 2018, AB 2886 provides that a claimant who appeals any of these determinations within 30 days from mailing or personal service of the determination will be deemed to have shown good cause to extend the 20-day period to 30 days.
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