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Employment Development Department (EDD)


The EDD (Employment Development Department) provides a variety of support services to people who have lost their jobs or had their hours reduced. For faster and more convenient access to those services, you are encouraged to use their online options.

For the latest Unemployment Insurance (UI) claim data available, visit the Newsroom.

If you already filed for UI, refer to our step-by-step instructions for what to expect through the course of your claim.

If you've exhausted your energy trying to resolve an issue without a resolution, please reach out to my district office at (805) 370-0542.

We've received numerous calls about possible fraud when it comes to EDD Claims. If you believe your information has been used to file a fraudulent the EDD website features information about fraud and options on how to report it. The easiest way to report is through the online Fraud Reporting Form. In order to protect the confidentiality and integrity of an investigation, the EDD cannot provide those who report fraud any updates unless ordered by a court or required by law.

If you have received mail from EDD that does not belong to you or that you believe might be fraudulent, you may send any fraudulent documents by mail to:

PO Box 826880, MIC 43
Sacramento, CA 94280-0225