Unemployment Resources

If you work in the state of California and have questions about COVID-19 and employment, and what programs and benefits may be available to you, please visit the Education Development Department, or see a list of frequently asked questions.  

If you have been laid off or furloughed, here are some strategies to help you navigate your job search. We will continue to provide links to resources as they become available. 


Special Release: Economic Summary Redwood City & SF

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Other helpful sites:

Employment Development Department ~ State of California

Employment Development Department ~ Bay Area Labor Statistics

USA.gov ~ Unemployment Help Page 

AFL - CIO ~ Federal and State Resources

Benefits.gov ~ Your Path to Government Benefits

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ~ Local Area Unemployment Statistics

Earn and Learn Occupations Tool ~ Identify Potential Occupations 

Online Job Vacancy Statistics ~ Monthly Data of Labor Demand 

Additional Public Benefit Programs

American Rescue Plan ~ https://www.whitehouse.gov/american-rescue-plan/

#TogetherWeBenefit ~ https://edd.ca.gov/About_EDD/pdf/news-21-49.pdf

Job Search Websites:

Cañada Career Center ~ Job Search Page