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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Jobs and Training

EDD Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Employment Development Department offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015 and Friday, November 27, 2015 for the Thanksgiving holiday. For Unemployment, Disability Insurance, and Paid Family Leave claimants, benefit payments may require an additional 1-2 days for processing. Visit the State Holidays page for more information.


The Employment Development Department’s Workforce Services Branch (WSB) provides a range of employment and training services in partnership with state and local agencies and organizations through the America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM (AJCC). Job seekers will find information for job search, career exploration, and training opportunities. The services offered benefit all job seekers including youth, veterans, people with disabilities, adults, and dislocated workers. Employers can also find an array of services available at no cost to assist them in finding qualified and skilled workers through CalJOBSSM in addition to other services such as labor market information, assistance with job fairs/events, facilities and scheduling services to screen and interview applicants, and tax credit incentives. The WSB also prepares up-to-date statistical information, demographics, and analyses impacting the State‚Äôs business climate.