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Many unemployed Californians continue to report EDD complaints
Many unemployed Californians continue to report EDD complaints

SACRAMENTO — Weeks after a computer malfunction interrupted unemployment benefits for as many as 300,000 unemployed Californians, many say they're still struggling to get help from the Employment Development Department. Some people have gone more than a month without receiving their twice-monthly jobless benefits. And they're reporting difficulty contacting the EDD; jobless workers say their phone calls and emails are going unanswered. These complaints come despite assurances this week from the agency that the problems are under control. The EDD has been struggling since Labor Day to upgrade its 30-year-old computer system to streamline the payment of unemployment...

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