Mission and Vision

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Vision

The Employment Development Department strengthens the economic vitality of Californians and their communities.

Mission

The Employment Development Department enhances California’s economic growth and prosperity by collaboratively delivering valuable and innovative services to meet the evolving needs of employers, workers, and job seekers.

Core Values

Our core values form the foundation on which we conduct ourselves and perform work.

  • Integrity and Accountability: We lead with the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and personal responsibility.
  • Care and Respect: We treat everyone with courtesy and dignity regardless of position or personal characteristics and foster an inclusive environment free of bias.
  • Teamwork and Service: We work together as a team to provide efficient and responsive service to our customers.
  • Communication and Trust: We strive for an open flow of honest and accurate information with each other and our customers.