California Coronavirus (COVID-190) Response »
Review the informational website provided by the State of California
on behalf of Governor Gavin Newsom by visiting

Online State EDD Resources for Workers and Employers »
State Employment Development Department (EDD) has COVID-19 information with links to
online resources for workers and employers available by clicking here.

Additional resources are listed below:

General UI Information »

UI Checklist »

UI Video »

Rapid Response Informational »


Resources for Employers and Small Business Owners »
Employers and Small Business Owners, We’re here for you, too!
We offer Rapid Response and a variety of Employer Services, along with access
to additional information useful to small business during this unprecedented time.

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development information for employees:

State Employment Development Department (EDD) has provided these COVID-19 quick links with information about everything from Labor Market Information to tax assistance for employers:

Labor Market Information Quick Links

State Labor & Workforce Development Agency Resources for Employers and Workers:

State Employment Development Department (EDD) resources for
self-employed/independent Contractors:

State and Federal Tax Assistance »
PAYROLL TAX NOTICE: Employers experiencing a hardship as a result of COVID-19 may request up to a 60-day extension of time from the state Employment Development Department (EDD) to file their state payroll reports and/or deposit state payroll taxes without penalty or interest.

Federal Tax Assistance:

Small Business assistance:

California Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy (JEDE)
resources to assist small businesses, entrepreneurs, and workers.

The Small Business Advocate link:

Small Business Administration Disaster Relief Loan program:

Small Business Development Center resources:

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development information for employers: