President Obama signed federal legislation for further unemployment extension benefits on July 22, 2010.
Generally speaking, about 510,000 California citizens will proceed to receive their unemployment benefits. Visit EDD site to get more information about California unemployment extension eligibility and how to apply California unemployment benefits.
You can also sign up for EDD California
Latest unemployment rate data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows California State unemployment rate dropped from 12.3% in April to 11.9% in May, and goes up to 12.2 in June. Unemployed citizen number is 2.28 million in May. Unemployment rate is still fluctuated around 12.0% in year 2010.