Extra $600 Sunsets July 25 for UI Claimants, Cal/OSHA Provides Guidance on Protecting Workers from COVID-19, CA Unemployment Improves to 14.9 in June
July 20, 2020
LWDA Weekly Roundup:
Each week the Labor & Workforce Development Agency and its departments engage with the public, stakeholders, and reporters on social, digital, and traditional media. Here are the highlights from last week.
REMINDER: Extra $600 Sunsets July 25 for UI Claimants
The Pandemic Additional Compensation (PAC) program under the #CARESAct provided eligible UI, PUA, and PEUC claimants an extra $600 per week beginning March 29, 2020. As a reminder, the PAC program ends July 25, 2020. Read more here.
Cal/OSHA Urges Employers to Follow the State’s Guidance on Protecting Workers from COVID-19
California Job Seekers: Join EDD & CalHR for a 3-part online hiring series. This first workshop will give an overview of the hiring process.
On the Record:
California unemployment improves to 14.9 percent in June
July 17, 2020
California’s unemployment rate improved to 14.9 percent in June as the state’s employers added a record 558,200 jobs 1, according to data released today by the California Employment Development Department (EDD) from two surveys. Read more here.