To identify and correct any policies, procedures, or practices that may be contributing to avoidable appeals filed by claimants and employers and thereby provide eligible claimants with unemployment benefits in a timelier manner, the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (appeals board) should do the following: By September 1, 2014, the appeals board should aggregate the outcomes associated with each of the legal issues that it decided during fiscal year 2013-14 and make these data available to EDD. In addition, the appeals board should make similar updated data available to EDD twice each fiscal year thereafter.
On January 5, 2015, the CUIAB made available to EDD and any appeal party aggregated unemployment insurance (UI) benefit appeal outcome data for July - December 2014 on our public website. Previously, on August 28, 2014, the CUIAB made this outcome data for fiscal year 2013-14 available on our public website. We will make similar aggregated data available to EDD twice each fiscal year hereafter.
On August 28, 2014, the CUIAB made available to EDD, and any appeal party, the aggregated unemployment insurance (UI) benefit appeal outcome data for fiscal year 2013-14 by posting this data on our public website under the "Statistics" tab, as the "Judicial Appeal Outcomes" item. We will make similar aggregated data available to EDD twice each fiscal year hereafter.
†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.
*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.