CBS13 Investigates: EDD Inmate Fraud 'Just The Tip of the Iceberg'The billion-dollar EDD fraud linked to California inmates is likely just the tip of the iceberg. This is just the latest in a long line of EDD failures -- several of them first exposed by CBS13.
CBS13 Investigates - How Is California's New COVID Testing Lab Doing In Its First Week?California's new coronavirus testing lab is supposed to speed up testing, so how is it doing this first week?
Coronavirus Unemployment Fraud: EDD Data Reveals 30,000 Addresses With 10+ Unemployment ClaimsFollowing widespread reports of fraudulent unemployment claims showing up in people's mailboxes, CBS13 has obtained Employment Development Department data that, for the first time, reveals just how widespread the EDD unemployment fraud may be.
Holding EDD Accountable for Identity Theft: Lawmakers Pass New Law Citing 5-Year CBS13 InvestigationCiting our reporting, lawmakers passed a bill that will force the Employment Development Department to stop putting people at risk of identity theft by mailing full Social Security numbers, a practice that is already against the law.
Coronavirus Unemployment: EDD Phone Tips — Couple Finds Success After 732 CallsAfter weeks of complaints, this week the EDD added a new number, new hours and hundreds of extra employees to get people the unemployment answers they are desperate for — but has it helped?
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 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.
Coronavirus Surge: Local Experts Say California's Peak Could Come In 11 Days Or MoreData shows our peak here in California is currently projected 11 days from now, with 70 deaths that day.
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.
Governor’s Eviction Order Only Protects Renters Who Don’t PayWith millions of Californians out of work, the governor issued an executive order last week banning evictions for the next 60 days, but CBS13 has learned the order only protects people who do not pay their rent.
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 Unemployment: When Will You Get Your 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.
Coronavirus Unemployment: Help for the Self-EmployedWhile millions of Americans now qualify for unemployment benefits and disability, millions who are self-employed don’t.
Coronavirus: Can Your Child Still Go to Preschool? If Not, Do You Still Have to Pay?Amid the stay-at-home order, there has been a lot of confusion and concern about preschools and childcare facilities that remain open.