EDD Online Services
The Employment Development Department (EDD) automated some key services to provide customers with more online options.
- UI OnlineSM: UI Online is a fast, convenient, and secure way for Unemployment Insurance (UI) customers to access claim information, certify for benefits, and manage their claims 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition to certifying for continued benefits, customers can update their contact information, reopen an existing claim, view all scheduled appointments, reschedule phone interviews, and more.
- SDI Online: SDI Online is a Web-based Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) claim processing system. Individuals can file claims for DI, access personal information, obtain payment history, and submit documentation through SDI Online. Individuals can file claims for PFL and submit documentation through SDI Online. The system reduces claim processing time, provides immediate confirmation of forms submitted, and decreases postage costs. SDI Online is the faster and easier alternative to filing by mail.
- eApply4UI: Individuals are able to file or reopen an Unemployment Insurance (UI) claim online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by accessing eApply4UI. It is secure, reliable, and the fastest way to file or reopen a UI claim.
- EDD Debit CardSM Account: The EDD uses the EDD Debit Card from Bank of America to deliver benefit payments for all EDD benefit programs including Disability Insurance (DI), Paid Family Leave (PFL), and Unemployment Insurance (UI). Customers can use the Bank of America EDD Debit Card website to check account balances, activate their debit card, create a direct deposit transfer, and request to receive alerts (such as when there is a new deposit or your balance is getting low).
- Employer Services Online: With Employer Services Online, employers only have to enroll once to create a secure login (username and password), which will provide access to e-Service for Business, eWOTC, and SIDES E-Response.
- e-Services for Business: Employers can register businesses, manage payroll tax accounts, file reports, and make tax payments. Payroll agents can access their clients’ accounts through a third party access, which will allow the agent to maintain the clients’ accounts. For more information, visit the e-Services for Business Advantages and Features page.
- eWOTC Online: The eWOTC is the new online service to submit the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Request for certification applications; and view and manage submitted applications. The eWOTC system is more efficient in processing new applications and decreases the waiting period for approvals.
- SIDES: The State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) is a secure and timely way for employers and third party administrators (TPAs) to electronically receive and respond to the Employment Development Department’s (EDD) Notice of Unemployment Insurance Claim Filed (DE 1101CZ).
- CalJOBSSM: CalJOBS allows employers to post job openings, use the 24 hour virtual recruiter to find qualified candidates, and access training classes and education programs at no cost. Employers can also gather information about labor market trends, statistics, and economic and demographic data.
- SDI Online: SDI Online is a Web-based Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) claim processing system. Employers, designated representatives, and voluntary plan administrators can access and submit electronic forms, including the notice that their employee has filed a DI claim. SDI Online is the best method to meet the required response time because it is the faster and easier alternative to filing by mail.
For Job Seekers
- CalJOBS: CalJOBS allows job seekers to create résumés that can be seen by employers, search the full-service employment center for job openings, look for training or educational programs, and much more.
- LMI Online: The EDD offers various methods for customers seeking labor market data and resources through the Labor Market Information (LMI) section of the EDD website. Users can get the latest update on the state of the labor market, explore occupations using the California Occupation guides or explore labor market data by using our interactive tools.
For Physicians/Practitioners and Physician/Practitioner Representatives
- SDI Online: SDI Online is a Web-based Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) claim processing system. Physicians/Practitioners and designated representatives can view a patient’s initial claim for benefits, submit DI and PFL claim certifications, and view claim certification history. SDI Online is the best method to submit medical forms because it is the faster and easier alternative to filing by mail.