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.
Workers Struggle To Get Through To Unemployment, Receive Funds As EDD Works Through Record 2.7 Million ClaimsThere have been 2.7 million unemployment claims in California over the past four weeks.
'I Feel Lost And Unheard': Laid-Off Workers Facing Issues Receiving Unemployment MoneyDue to an increase in calls, the Employment Development Department will add a secondary call center line beginning Monday so people in California can call in between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., seven days a week.
Coronavirus: Historic Level Of Unemployment Has Residents Depending On Food Banks, DonationsAt food banks across the nation, the long lines paint a picture of the economic hardship hitting residents and organizations across Southern California are stepping in to help.
Coronavirus: More Than 2.4 Million Californians File Jobless Claims In A MonthIn California, more than 2.4 million jobless claims were filed in the last month. In just the last week, the state processed more than 925,000 claims, which were up nearly 2,500 percent over last year.
LA County Announces New Hotline To Help Workers, Business Owners Amid Coronavirus PandemicIn California alone, more than 2.4 million jobless claims were filed last month as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Just last week, the state processed more than 925,000 claims — up 2,418% over last year.
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 Unemployment Rate Remains At Lowest Since 1970sThe Golden State continues to shine when it comes to creating jobs.
Jobs Report Reveals Booming EconomyLooks like more people are finding work. The latest US jobs report shows hiring jumped in April -- employers added 263,000 jobs.
Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Riverside County's Unemployment Rate Up, Even As California Adds JobsCalifornia is adding jobs across the state, but Riverside County bucked the trend as its unemployment rate moved up to 5.7 percent in January.
Report: LA County Economy On Upward Swing, But More Higher-Paying Jobs NeededThe county’s unemployment is down and its economic output is up, but experts say more high-paying jobs are needed to replace those giving way to lower-wage service-sector positions.
California Unemployment Edges Up To 5.4 PercentThe California Employment Development Department says the state's unemployment rate edged up to 5.4 percent in June.
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.