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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)

End Of Unemployment Checks Hits Households Hard In California, Nationwide

The end of unemployment checks for more than a million people on Saturday is driving out-of-work Americans to consider selling cars, moving and taking minimum wage work after already slashing household budgets and pawning personal possessions to make ends meet.

12/28/2013

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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About The Bay: How State Budget Cuts Affect Sick Workers

Cuts in the state budget have hit a lot of people hard, but they hit especially hard when you’re already hurting. If you’re sick and off work in the State of California some federal under-funding issues could have a major impact on you.

09/23/2013

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

Computer Problems Delay 1000s Of California Unemployment Checks

Tens of thousands of California residents aren’t getting their unemployment checks on time because of computer problems at a state agency.

09/21/2013

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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

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

California Unemployment Rate Falls To 8.5 Percent

California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent in June as the state continues to close the gap on the national jobless rate, the state Employment Development Department announced Thursday.

07/18/2013

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‘Fiscal Cliff’ Threatens California’s Recovery, Jobs

Officials are warning that California’s economic recovery could come to a halt if Congress and President Barack Obama are unable to avert the “fiscal cliff.”

12/07/2012

California Unemployment Rate Drops To 11.3 Percent

California Jobless Rate Steady At 10.7 Percent

California’s jobless rate remained unchanged at 10.7 percent in July as the state saw slow employment growth, adding a little more than 25,000 jobs.

08/17/2012

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