Experts say low-income people will be hit the hardest when the weekly $600 unemployment benefits run dry this week. California lawmakers are exploring options to fill the gap, but will it be enough?
Story by Nicole Nixon.
(Photo: The Employment Development Department office in downtown Sacramento - Andrew Nixon / CapRadio)
California lawmakers once again grilled leaders from the Employment Development Department over its handling unemployment claims during the pandemic. Legislators say there’s a backlog of about 1 million applicants seeking benefits.
Story by Scott Rodd.