Stimulus Check Update: Will Americans See More Financial Aid Before The Election?Time is running out on a stimulus package passing before the election, even as the need for another stimulus check and additional unemployment payments remains strong.
LA County Unemployment Rate Dips In August, But Still High Compared To Pre-Pandemic LevelsThe seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped to 16.1% in August, down from 17.9% in July, according to figures released Friday by the Employment Development Department.
Trump's Additional $300 Unemployment Benefits Could Now Last Up To Six WeeksUnemployed individuals who qualify for an additional $300 under Trump's Lost Wages Assistance program may receive up to six weeks worth of benefits.
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.
Trump's Additional Unemployment Benefit: What We Know Right NowPresident Trump's Lost Wages Assistance program is intended to increase weekly unemployment benefits, but implementation has been slow.
Where Do States Stand On Trump's Unemployment Insurance Executive Order?States react to President Trump's executive order extending additional weekly unemployment insurance payments in the amount of $400.
'Job Gains Have Slowed Considerably,' Says Economic Policy Institute EconomistUnemployment's sizable decline in July still reflects a slowing economic recovery in the face of the unchecked coronavirus pandemic.
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.
'We Know This Is A Recession, But We Don't Want This To Go Into Depression Territory,' Says Economics ProfessorWith the first round of economic stimulus running out, millions of Americans are about to take a massive hit to their household budget.
New Program Looks To Pair Unemployed El Monte Workers With Jobs In City Of IndustryWhile the City of Industry only has a few hundred residents, it is home to over 3,000 businesses which employ tens of thousands of people.
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.
Unemployment Unexpectedly Drops, But Full Recovery Not ImminentThe unemployment rate took a surprising drop, but while hope exists the road to recovery remains uncertain.
May Unemployment Rate Drops To 13.3%, US Adds 2.5M JobsThe latest figures suggest the labor market has hit bottom and is now rallying, with forecasters predicting that layoffs will ease as states reopen.
Another 1.9M Americans File For UnemploymentSince mid-March, roughly 44 million workers have applied for jobless aid, although some have since been rehired.