The State Worker

November 8, 2013

Assembly chairman sets deadlines for Employment Development Department to shape up

As a followup to a hearing into delayed unemployment benefits that affected nearly 150,000 Californians, Assemblyman Henry T. Perea, D-Fresno, issued a five-point letter Friday morning to the chief deputy director of the Employment Development Department that sets goals and deadlines for improving how the state handles jobless claims and interacts with the public.

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