What Is Edd.ca.gov?

The URL "edd.ca.gov" leads to the website of the State of California's Employment Development Department (EDD). This department delivers a number of services, including helping unemployed California residents find work and administering federal workforce investment programs.

More specifically, the EDD is responsible for serving California residents under the Job Service, Unemployment Insurance, State Disability Insurance, Workforce Investment and Labor Market Information programs. It is also responsible for collecting payroll taxes and keeping employment records.

The California EDD is divided into the following eight branches:

  • Administration Branch
  • Disability Insurance Branch
  • Information Technology Branch
  • Policy, Accountability, and Compliance Branch
  • Public Affairs Branch
  • Tax Branch
  • Unemployment Insurance Branch
  • Workforce Services Branch