Unemployment benefits


Unemployment Benefits To End For Nearly 100,000 Californians

A drop in the state’s unemployment rate to 11 percent – its lowest mark in three years – is triggering the federal cutoff of emergency, long-term unemployment pay to at least 93,000 Californians.


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.



California Gets Over $800 Million In Unemployment Funds

Federal officials announced Wednesday that California will receive more than $800 million in funding to help the unemployed as the state struggles to deal with the economy and a huge budget hole.

CBS San Francisco–06/15/2011

Fiorina Changes Stance on Unemployment Benefits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina has shifted her position on extending unemployment benefits.