The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA) includes a second round of Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation payments to supplement state benefits. Weekly unemployment payments will include up to $300 in additional assistance through March 14, 2021. People who are self-employed and gig workers will also receive extended assistance. The $600 FPUC payments included in the CARES Act expired at the end of July of 2020. The State of California is still updating its online information to reflect the new federal funding signed into law on Dec. 27. The website that follows is expected to include updates shortly: