Richard Dziedzic, 28, of Elk Grove, speaks to an Employment Development Department employee after having spent two six-hour days trying to get through to EDD in 2009. Unemployment rolls and unemployment insurance claims soared during the Great Recession, and the state still owes the federal government $8 billion from loans to shore up its Unemployment Insurance Fund.
Richard Dziedzic, 28, of Elk Grove, speaks to an Employment Development Department employee after having spent two six-hour days trying to get through to EDD in 2009. Unemployment rolls and unemployment insurance claims soared during the Great Recession, and the state still owes the federal government $8 billion from loans to shore up its Unemployment Insurance Fund. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Richard Dziedzic, 28, of Elk Grove, speaks to an Employment Development Department employee after having spent two six-hour days trying to get through to EDD in 2009. Unemployment rolls and unemployment insurance claims soared during the Great Recession, and the state still owes the federal government $8 billion from loans to shore up its Unemployment Insurance Fund. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com