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(AP)

California Unemployment Rate Dips To 11.7 Percent

California’s unemployment rate fell slightly in October, to 11.7 percent, from 11.9 percent a month earlier.

11/18/2011

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California EDD Replaces Unemployment Checks With Debit Cards

Calling it a major change in the history of California’s unemployment program, the Employment Development Department is now sending out debit cards instead of traditional checks to people receiving unemployment benefits.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/08/2011

(AP)

Unemployment Numbers Down In Every Bay Area County

All Bay Area counties showed decreases in jobless rates in February compared to January’s numbers, according to a recent report by the state Employment Development Department.

CBS San Francisco–04/02/2011

(AP)

California Jobless Rate Edges Down; 96,500 Jobs Added

California’s unemployment rate has slipped lower for the second month in a row as the state added nearly 100,000 jobs in February. But the employment situation is still worse than the national average.

CBS San Francisco–03/25/2011

(AP)

California Unemployment Rate Inches Higher

The state’s unemployment rate is well above the nation’s rate, which decreased to 9.4% in December.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/21/2011

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ConsumerWatch: State Disability Benefits Move To Debit Cards

California is starting to switch over to a new payment system for most state benefits. Instead of checks, recipients will soon be receiving Employment Development Debit cards issued by Bank of America.

KPIX 5–12/20/2010

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