Federal Unemployment BenefitsOn September 4, 2021, federal unemployment benefits expired for many Californians, but other state programs can help with vital services. Learn more about other assistance programs still available.
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Worker and Employer Guidance on Coronavirus
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COVID-19 Employer PortalA one-stop hub for employers to get COVID-19 guidance.
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Future of Work in CaliforniaA New Social Compact for Work and Workers.
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The California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) is an executive branch agency that provides leadership to protect and improve the well-being of California’s current and future workforce. LWDA oversees seven major departments, boards, and panels that serve California businesses and workers.
File a claim for unpaid wages with the Labor Commissioner’s Office.
File a claim for unemployment, disability or paid family leave benefits with the EDD.
Find job services and training available to you through the EDD.
Labor & Workforce Development Agency
LWDA provides leadership to protect and improve the well-being of California’s current and future workforce.
800 Capitol Mall, Suite 5000 (MIC-55)
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-9913 fax