Coronavirus Unemployment: CBS13 Answering Frequently Asked QuestionsFrom EDD’s state unemployment to the $600 federal stimulus unemployment, to the new pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program, the guidance is changing by the day, and the most common question we get is: "When will I get my money?"
Coronavirus Update: Expert Predicts Unemployment Rate Will Reach Record HighOne expert told CBS13 he sees state unemployment rates reaching an unprecedented 20% by the summer.
Coronavirus Unemployment Application Problems: Lessons Learned So FarSome of the first people who filed for unemployment during the pandemic are getting their claims approved — and denied.
Coronavirus Unemployment Concerns: EDD Printing Errors?As if applying for unemployment wasn’t nerve-wracking enough, CBS13 has learned of printing errors on some letters from the Employment Development Department (EDD) that are causing confusion, undue stress and potentially compromising peoples identities.
Coronavirus: When Will You Get Your Unemployment Payment?Under normal circumstances, it takes three weeks to get your first payment from the EDD after filing, and they hope to stick to that. At the current rate, it could take 5 weeks.
Huge Spike In Lost Wages Claims Filed With California EDD After New Coronavirus DirectivesGovernor Gavin Newsom announced a huge spike in claims filed with California Employment Development Department this week.
California EDD Sets Up Resources For People Losing Income Over Coronavirus
Permanent Fix In Works After EDD Put Millions At Risk Of Identity TheftFollowing four years and dozens of CBS 13 reports, a permanent fix is finally in the works to prevent state agencies from mailing your social security number.
Audit: EDD Put Millions At Risk Of Identity TheftThe state auditor released a scathing report Thursday about the state's largest agency, confirming that the Employment Development Department is putting millions at risk of identity theft.
California EDD Processing Unemployment Claims Faster, But Delays Still PersistThe department handles the largest unemployment insurance program in the nation, doling out $6.1 billion and processing 3.5 million claims in 2014. In late 2013, the department reported that 83 percent to 90 percent of calls went unanswered by a live employee on any given day.
Call Kurtis Investigates: State Adds Security to CalJOBS Website After CBS13 Exposes VulnerabilityIt now appears EDD has quietly made a change to the CalJOBS site. Instead of easily accessing resumes, a warning now pops up after creating an employer account reading, "Your employer account is not enabled at this time. If you have recently registered, your account will be verified within 72 hours."
Call Kurtis Investigates: Security Flaw at CalJOBS Website Exposes Personal Info of up to 1.4M Californians A CBS13 investigation uncovered it took less than three minutes to pose as an employer and access the password protected Caljobs website, operated by the Employment Development Department.
State's Jobless Rate Dips But Manufacturing SuffersCalifornia's unemployment rate continues to move lower, dropping to 8.3 percent in December. That is 1.5 percentage points lower than the same time a year ago.
Report Finds EDD Doesn't Answer Up To 90 Percent Of Phone CallsNew numbers show up to 90 percent of daily callers seeking help from the Employment Development Department aren’t able to get ahold of a real person.
California's Unemployment Falls To 8.7 percentCalifornia's unemployment rate fell to 8.7 percent in September and was unchanged in October, following two straight monthly increases.