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30.7% Of California Residents Are At Risk Of Eviction/Foreclosure

30.7% Of California Residents Are At Risk Of Eviction/Foreclosure

When the economy spiraled down into a recession in 2020, the nation’s unemployment rate skyrocketed to 14.8% in April. A total of 22 million jobs were lost between January and April. Amid a foundering economy and the uncertainty of a pandemic, millions of laid-off workers had to face another stark reality: how would they pay […]

How EDD, Bank of America Make Millions on California Unemployment

How EDD, Bank of America Make Millions on California Unemployment

 BY LAUREN HEPLER/CALMATTERS She didn’t know it at the time, but last September was when everything started to unravel for Julie Hansen. It was late in the month when the furloughed Disneyland candy maker noticed a string of suspicious charges totaling $12,222.23 on her state-issued Bank of America unemployment debit card. First, the money was credited […]