Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: Unemployment Insurance

EDD Updates Work Sharing Program Website, Resources

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has updated its Work Sharing Program website, offering additional resources for employers interested in applying for the program...

Compliance During Emergency Conditions

In Episode 168 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Labor Law Helpline expert Ellen Savage to...

Governor’s Budget Plans for Uncertain Economy

Governor Gavin Newsom presented a balanced budget this week with no new general tax increases. He identified a $22.5 billion “shortfall” between previously expected...

Now Permanent: California’s Streamlined Work Sharing Program Process

Initially a temporary fix to a COVID-19-related economic slowdown, the Employment Development Department’s (EDD) online, streamlined Unemployment Insurance (UI) Work Sharing program process is...

Adopted Budget Includes Targeted Tax Benefits, One-Time Increases

This week the Legislature passed, and the Governor signed a $300 billion state budget that includes a number of targeted tax benefits for businesses,...

Record Budget Surplus Calls for Tripling Down on UI Fund Offset

Californians have traveled a bumpy road to post-pandemic recovery, with healthy employment and wage growth on the one hand, but soaring inflation and cost-of-living...

May Budget Revise Focuses on Use of Record Surplus

The strong economic performance by key California industry sectors and entrepreneurs was reflected last week in the upward revision of the state’s general revenues...

Revenue Windfall Provides Opportunity

California’s mighty work-from-home economic engine continues to create massive value for workers, employers and entrepreneurs — and not incidentally for the state treasury. The nonpartisan...

Coalition Urges Legislature to Adopt $3B UI Debt Payment Budget Proposal

The California Chamber of Commerce and a broad-based coalition of employer organizations are strongly supporting Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal to help reduce the...

Unemployment Fund Insolvency Will Lead to Payroll Tax Increases

With the legislative frenzy complete for the year, Sacramento’s policymakers are turning their eyes toward next year’s budget and their next round of legislative...