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California to Send Additional $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefit
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California to Send Additional $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefit

Unemployed Californians may soon receive an additional $300 weekly supplement from the Employment Development Department (EDD). The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved the state’s application and will provide an initial amount of $4.5 billion, with the possibility of additional funding going forward. The additional $300-a-week payment will be available for a limited period of…

Newsom Announces Unemployment Agency Strike Team, Reforms
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Newsom Announces Unemployment Agency Strike Team, Reforms

Wednesday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the formation of an Employment Development Department (EDD) strike team, and a “renewed focus” on processing unpaid claims. “There should be no barriers between Californians and the benefits they have earned,” said Newsom in a press releases issued Wednesday afternoon. “Unprecedented demand due to job loss during this pandemic paired…

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