California’s unemployment benefits agency says “intermittent issues” on its website over the weekend caused delays for some people who were trying to certify their eligibility to continue receiving checks.
People who receive unemployment benefits must certify every two weeks that they are still eligible. They do this by logging into the Employment Development Department’s website. But beginning on Sunday, the department said some people “encountered intermittent issues with the system.”
A statement from the department said even with the problems, more than half a million people were able to certify their eligibility since then. The department said anyone who hasn’t