construction, workers, roof

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.


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.


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.



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.


California EDD Debit Card

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.



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


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


California Unemployment Rate Inches Higher

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


Visa credit cards

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 | CBS San Francisco–12/20/2010