EDD Backlog Shrinks To 1.3 Million Following 2-Week ResetCalifornia's Employment Development Department said Wednesday it has cleared about 246,000 of its more than 1.6 million backlogged claims following a two-week “reset” where it stopped taking new applications so it could improve its technology.
California To Pause Unemployment Claims For 2 WeeksCalifornia will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as more than 2 million people are out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said late Saturday.
Fraud Concerns Raised Over CA Employment Development DepartmentConcerns are growing of possible fraud at California’s Employment Development Department after multiple reports of unsolicited debit cards arriving in people’s mailboxes and a suspiciously high number of claims involving independent contractors.
Coronavirus Unemployment: EDD Limits Lawmakers' Efforts To Help Californians Collect UnemploymentThe Employment Development Department is telling state lawmakers to stop trying to help so many Californians collect the unemployment they're entitled to.
Coronavirus Unemployment: EDD Clarifies Confusing Question — 'No, You Don't Have To Lie'A particular question on the unemployment application has caused confusion for many - but there is now some clarity after CBS13 started asking questions.
Coronavirus Unemployment: How Many People Are Really Getting Checks?The Employment Development Department (EDD) has processed more than 2.5 million unemployment claims but that doesn't mean 2.5 million people are getting the unemployment payments that they need to survive.
Coronavirus Unemployment: $600 Checks On The Way - For SomeCalifornians who are already getting unemployment from the EDD are about to get a big bump in their bi-weekly checks. But for the millions who don’t qualify for state unemployment, it's still not clear how or when the EDD will get them the money they are entitled to.
EDD Audit Confirms CBS13 Investigation - Calls On EDD To Stop Putting 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.
State 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.
Lawmakers Order EDD Audit Following CBS13 InvestigationOne of California’s largest agencies promised lawmakers it would make changes following a KPIX investigation. But, three years later, we discovered they broke that promise and are still putting millions at risk for identity theft.
Why California Continues To Put Millions At Risk Of ID Theft: The EDD RespondsOne of the nation’s largest state agencies says it is finally removing Social Security numbers from a document mailed every two weeks to millions of Californians—years after it told CBS13 and lawmakers it had already removed the numbers.
California Agency Still Making ID Theft Easy By Mailing Out Social Security NumbersTwo and a half years ago, after a KPIX 5 investigation revealed the state was putting millions at risk for identity theft, officials promised changes.
California's Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.1 PercentCalifornia's unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent in August, down slightly from 6.2 percent in July, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
California Jobless Rate Drops To 6.3 Percent In JuneCalifornia's jobless rate dropped back to 6.3 percent in June after seeing a slight increase in May.
California Unemployment Rate Dips To 6.7 Percent In FebruaryA state agency says California's unemployment rate has fallen again, this time to 6.7 percent in February.