California Employment Development Department (EDD)

Let’s say you have good reasons for termination. Perhaps the employee has well documented performance issues, has fallen asleep on the job, or has violated the harassment policy. Many employers seem to think “good cause” for termination equals good reasons to fight unemployment. A good idea? Not necessarily. Here’s why.

The standards for receiving unemployment

Coordination of disability payments just got more complicated.

Once again California is a trendsetter in the nation. As of December 10, 2010, the state’s Employment Development Department (EDD) began sending payments for state Disability Insurance and Paid Family Leave via a Visa-branded EDD Debit Card. This is terrific news for employees out on a leave