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Job seekers look at job postings that are displayed on a bulletin board in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Californians Say Calls To Unemployment Office Going Unanswered

Linda Heger of Novato knows the frustration well. Heger – who was laid off from her managerial job in October—says she’s been trying to reach the Employment Development Department (EDD) for months to find out why her unemployment claims aren’t being paid.

01/29/2014

Job seekers look at job postings that are displayed on a bulletin board in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Late Unemployment Checks Finally In Mail For Thousands of Californians

Unemployment checks started going in the mail starting Thursday for tens of thousands of Californians whose benefits have been delayed because of computer problems.

09/26/2013

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State Unemployment Agency Facing Its Own Job Cuts

The state Employment Development Department plans to begin cutting staff to address declining funding from the federal unemployment insurance program.

08/27/2013

Construction workers build a parking garage. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bay Area, California Unemployment Up Slightly As U.S Jobless Rate Falls

Unemployment rates rose in July in the Bay Area and statewide, even as the national unemployment rate declined, state officials said Friday.

08/16/2013

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California Jobless Rate Remains Steady At 9.8 Percent

State officials say California’s jobless rate remained at 9.8 percent in December, the same rate as in November.

01/18/2013

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California Unemployment Rate Dips To 10.1 Percent

The state Employment Development Department reported the rate was 10.1 percent in October, down from 10.2 percent a month earlier.

11/16/2012

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Bay Area Leads The Way As California Unemployment Continues To Fall

California’s unemployment rate dipped in September to 10.2 percent, down from 10.6 percent the previous month, with the Bay Area helping lead the recovery.

10/19/2012

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California Unemployment Rate Dips In April

California’s unemployment rate dipped by a tenth of a percentage point in April to 10.9 percent as a federal survey showed 20,000 new jobs were created.

05/18/2012

California Unemployment Rate Drops To 11.3 Percent

California Jobless Rate Dips To Lowest Level Since 2009

California’s unemployment rate fell below 11 percent in January for the first time in nearly three years.

03/09/2012

California Unemployment Rate Drops To 11.3 Percent

California Unemployment Rate Drops To 11.3 Percent

California’s unemployment rate fell to 11.3 percent in November, the lowest it has been since May 2009.

12/16/2011

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