SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The state Employment Development Department plans to hire nearly 2,000 temporary full-time and hourly staff members in the coming weeks to hasten the delivery of unemployment benefits to workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about State To Hire Nearly 2,000 Temporary Staffers To Help Manage Surge In Unemployment Applications
The City of Park Ridge and the Park Ridge Garden Club are co-sponsoring a Beautification Awards Contest for all residents in the City. The contest recognizes residents of free standing, single family homes who have made their homes and landscaping the most attractive in the city. … [Read more...] about Beautification Awards Applications Due June 30
Some have evidence, their printed application, proving they entered their correct date when they filed for unemployment. Still, they say EDD reps have been refusing to back-date their claims to the correct date, meaning they could miss out on months of the unemployment that they’re entitled to. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Unemployment: EDD Acknowledges Staff May Be Responsible For Costly Date Errors
The George Floyd case is different. There is no nuance here. Surveillance video from a nearby restaurant makes it crystal clear that Floyd was handcuffed and appeared to be fully cooperative with police. The video shows there was no need for Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin to push his knee into Floyd’s neck for eight minutes, ultimately killing a restrained and defenseless man. … [Read more...] about Ian Prior: Trump right to order fed investigation of Floyd death in Minneapolis – here’s what could happen now
As the White House and Congress work out a deal, a contingent of lawmakers has attempted to raise the alarm about EIDL. On Thursday, more than 100 House members sent a letter to Jovita Carranza, the chief of the Small Business Administration, expressing their concern over “severe oversubscription” of EIDL loans. “We recognize the EIDL system was never designed to process a disaster of this magnitude,” wrote the lawmakers, “however, we are concerned that many small businesses cannot wait much longer to receive EIDL funds from the federal government.” … [Read more...] about Five Million People Need This Lifeline. But It’s Gone Broke.