• More Bad News at EDD; Failed to Recover Half-Billion Dollars in Overpaid Benefits

    March 13th, 2014 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    More Bad News at EDD; Failed to Recover Half-Billion Dollars in Overpaid Benefits

    EDD in headlines again. A new state audit blasts California’s Employment Development Department for ignoring an offer of federal help to recover hundreds of millions of dollars in overpaid unemployment benefits. Thursday’s report by the Bureau of State Audits estimates that EDD will have missed […]

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    Former CalPERS CIO Jablonsky Heading to Performance Technology Partners

    February 28th, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    Former CalPERS CIO Jablonsky Heading to Performance Technology Partners

    Dale Jablonsky, friend and guest of TechLeader.TV, will be heading to the dark side, the dreaded private sector, joining Gold River, CA based Performance Technology Partners (PTP), a system integration firm. According to their web site, PTP’s mission s to help government agencies strategically realize […]

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    More IT Project Trouble Reported – EDD’s State Disability Insurance System – SDI Online

    February 9th, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    More IT Project Trouble Reported – EDD’s State Disability Insurance System – SDI Online

    According to the OC Watchdog: The state’s new $158 million online system for managing and paying disability insurance claims, which was intended to speed financial help to workers who are sick, hurt or parents of a new child, was three years late and about $123 […]

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    California State Auditor Says Employment Development Department Still Having Phone Problems

    November 13th, 2012 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , ,
    California State Auditor Says Employment Development Department Still Having Phone Problems

    California State Auditor Elaine Howle in a report issued today stated that the state’s unemployment agency EDD continues to have claim processing difficulties and unacceptable numbers of callers experiencing phone system problems. According to the LA Times: “Our follow-up in this area found that millions […]

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    EDD UI payments go “all in” on Debit Cards

    November 9th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    EDD UI payments go “all in” on Debit Cards

    California Employment Development Department transfers all unemployment and disability insurance payments from paper checks to debit cards. Employment Development Department, the state government agency that runs the unemployment and disability insurance programs, announced that it’s completed the process of issuing 1.8 million debit cards to […]

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    State UI Systems operate on technology created before the PC was invented

    June 23rd, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , ,
    State UI Systems operate on technology created before the PC was invented

    U.S. still wasting billions on jobless aid. “states are handicapped by obsolete technology that makes it hard to process claims or spot improprieties. Paul Trause, a commissioner in Washington’s employment office, said his state’s unemployment system is more than 20 years old. Mike Cullen, managing […]

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