Unemployment and COVID-19

Federal benefit programs have ended. However, you may still be eligible for regular unemployment benefits or other support services from the EDD.

Jobs

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Claims

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Employers

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Unemployment Benefits Data

Find the latest data on claims filed, benefits paid, and our progress on processing claims during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Current Unemployment Statistics

7.5%

California Unemployment Rate in September 2021

83.2K

New and Reopened Claims Filed for Week Ending October 16

$332M

Benefits Paid for Week Ending October 16

119.1K

Backlog of Claims Past 21 Days Pending EDD Action for Week Ending October 16

Paid Family Leave.
Now up to eight weeks.

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Your Job Source

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