The Employment Development Department has responded to the U.S. Department of Labor's concerns that furloughs are keeping the state from meeting various performance targets for the Unemployment Insurance program.
Click here for background on what federal Labor Department official Richard Trigg said to EDD about furloughs.
Some excerpts we've copied from EDD Director Patrick Henning's Oct. 20 letter to Trigg:
Click the link below for more passages from the letter and a link to view the document.
And toward the letter's conclusion:
There's plenty more. Click this link to see EDD's eight-page letter.