Many Jobless Californians Not Receiving Benefits As EDD Faces Influx Of ClaimsUnemployed Californians have reported trouble with getting through the state's call centers to get assistance during the pandemic, and the complaints are continuing to come in.
Mixed Income Workers Receive Less Pandemic Assistance Under CARES ActThose who file both W2 and 1099 earnings — many of whom are in the entertainment industry — have been receiving smaller unemployment benefits under the CARES Act, which only considers W2 earnings.
Mission Viejo Family Still Waiting For EDD Unemployment PaymentsThis family’s struggle is not unique. Every week, CBS2/KCAL9 investigative reporter Kristine Lazar receives several emails from people desperate to receive their unemployment benefits.
Man Finally Receives Unemployment Benefits After Calling EDD Thousands Of Times, Emailing Labor SecretaryOne morning, in a two-hour period, Mike Hardy of San Pedro said he called EDD nearly 400 times and has the screenshots to prove it.
Facebook Group Helps Get Answers From California Unemployment OfficeThe group tackles dozens of topics from benefits exhausted to penalty weeks and ID verification, but perhaps the most commonly asked question is how to get EDD on the phone.
New EDD Call Center Staffed With Employees Unable To File Claims, Frustrations Grow For Those Waiting For FundsEDD admitted that those who answer on their new number are only able to assist with technical help, password resetting, UI Online questions, and general information.
Independent Contractors Struggle Through Process To Receive Pandemic Unemployment AssistanceCalifornia's self-employed residents have been waiting weeks to tap into the state's unemployment fund but when many went to apply on Tuesday, the process led to frustration instead of relief.
EDD Provides Options For Workers Impacted By Coronavirus Outbreak, Including Filing For UnemploymentAs the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in California continues to grow, the state's Employment Development Department has issued guidelines for workers impacted by the disease.
California's Jobless Rate Increases As More Enter WorkforceThe California Employment Development Department said Friday that the rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point, to 5.5 percent.
California's Jobless Rate Dips To 5.2 Percent, A 9-Year LowCalifornia officials say the state's unemployment rate dropped to its lowest point in nine years last month as it continued a steady decline.
California Unemployment Drops To 5.9 Percent, Lowest Level Since 2007California's unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in September, the lowest it's been in nearly eight years, a state agency reported Friday.
California Unemployment Rate At Lowest Since Great RecessionCalifornia recorded its lowest jobless rate last month since the early months of the Great Recession, while the number of additional jobs was the second-largest gain since the state began keeping that record in 1990.
Los Angeles County Unemployment Rate Stays Steady At 8 PercentUnemployment in Los Angeles County held steady at 8 percent in October, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
Unemployment Dips In SeptemberUnemployment throughout the state has dipped in September, according to a report Friday from the state Employment Development Department.
Calif. Unemployment Dips, 30K Jobs Lost In January California's unemployment rate decreased to 8.1 percent in January despite the loss of 31,000 jobs statewide, according to figures released Friday.