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.
Stimulus Check Latest: Timeline For When Americans Could Receive Next PaymentMore stimulus checks would help suffering Americans and prop up the sagging U.S. economy, but Democrats and Republicans haven't yet agreed on a deal.
Stimulus Check Latest: Revised HEROES Act, Passed By House, Includes $1200 Payment; $600 Additional UnemploymentThe revised HEROES Act, passed by Democrats in the House, would still include stimulus payments and enhanced unemployment benefits.
Stimulus Check Update: What's The Latest On A Second Payment Package?Stimulus discussions are back on the table in Washington, but time is growing short to deliver a second round of stimulus payments before the election.
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.
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.
Study: 61% Of Americans Looking For Jobs Right Now Want To Switch CareersThe pandemic has hit the US economy and job market hard, battering some industries beyond recognition. That's inspired many job seekers to change careers altogether, according to a new study.
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.
'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.
Coronavirus Unemployment: Will Another Audit Fix the EDD?From catastrophic call center failures to missing unemployment payments, this is not the first time California's EDD has faced widespread criticism amid the unemployment crisis. Lawmakers are calling for yet another EDD audit — but is it enough to fix the agency?
This Is The Last Week Of $600 Unemployment BenefitsThe end is near for the $600 federal lifeline for millions of unemployed Americans -- even though the economy is still far from recovered from the coronavirus pandemic and new layoffs are being announced regularly.
Before New Closures, California Added Record 558,000 JobsCalifornia added a record 558,000 jobs in June as many more businesses reopened but the gains announced Friday by the state are expected to be short-lived because of new closures put into effect in July as the coronavirus surged.
More Economic Gloom: California Jobless Rate Hits 16.3%California's unemployment rate continued to climb in May, reaching 16.3% as businesses struggle under a stay-at-home order meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus but that has ravaged the economy, according to data released Friday.