EDD To Undergo Audit After Reports Of Letters Addressed To Dozens Of People Arriving At Homes Listed For SaleEDD said anyone who receives a letter not meant for them should return it to the department and file a fraud report online.
State Lawmakers Demand Action Against Suspected Unemployment System FraudState lawmakers and officials within the Employment Development Department said investigators are looking into reports of a widespread scam against the California unemployment system.
'We Want To Know What The Heck Is Going On': State Senator Calls For Audit Of EDD After Hundreds Of Letters Arrive At Riverside Home Addressed To Dozens Of PeopleEven more troublesome is the fact that California is set to begin sending an extra $300 per week to millions of unemployed people beginning next week — providing even more incentive for fraud.
State Lawmakers Push For Gov. Gavin Newsom To Address Backlog Of Unemployment ClaimsSome Californians say they have growing concerns and worries about when their unemployment benefits will kick in.
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.