Frustrated SoCal Man Creates Computer Program To Call EDD So He Doesn't Have To Wait On The PhoneAs people continue facing problems with getting through to the Employment Development Department for their unemployment benefits, some are turning to technological solutions.
Huntington Beach Mayor Pro Tem Tito Ortiz Files For Unemployment While Currently Employed By The CityThere is controversy surrounding Tito Ortiz after he filed an unemployment claim against Huntington Beach while currently employed by the city as an elected council member.
California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment BenefitsCalifornia's unemployment department reported Thursday that it has paid out more than $26 billion in benefits since the pandemic hit, but many say they are still waiting for their money.
3.7M Californians Have Filed For Unemployment Since Mid-MarchThere were 235,000 unemployment applications filed Tuesday alone.
Coronavirus: US Sees 3.3M New Unemployment Claims Last Week, Highest EverNearly 3.3 million people filed a claim for jobless aid in the week ending March 21, a nearly fivefold increase over the previous weekly record back in 1982. By way of comparison, in the worst single week after the financial crash of 2008, jobless claims stood at 665,000.