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Employment Development Department

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General Agency Information
Name: Employment Development Department
Altername Name(s): EDD
Contact Information
Description: The Employment Development Department (EDD) provides a variety of services to businesses, workers, and job seekers. The EDD administers several multi-billion dollar benefit programs including the Unemployment Insurance (UI), Disability Insurance (DI), and Paid Family Leave (PFL) programs that provide financial stability to workers and their communities. The Department also provides critical employment service programs to Californians, collect the state’s labor market information and employment data, and serve as one of the nation’s largest tax agencies through our collection of payroll taxes.
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.
Programs: Unemployment
Disability Insurance
Paid Family Leave
Jobs and Training
Payroll Taxes
Labor Market Information
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled: Contact for Information
Public Transportation: See website for information
Eligibility: Contact for Information
Fees: None
Areas Served: California
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Disaster unemployment assistance
Employment Issues
Unemployment Insurance
This agency was last updated on March 24, 2020