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WATCH: Our 'No Panic Guide Live' Continues With Q&A On Filing For Unemployment

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Record numbers of Californians are filing new unemployment claims every week and the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is only forecast to get worse.

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Phone lines and websites are getting overwhelmed and our readers have been asking us for guidance on getting claims processed and what the federal coronavirus aid package means for them.

Our business and economy reporter David Wagner talked to Loree Levy, deputy director of public affairs at California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) and George Warner, who is a fellow with the Wage Protection Program at Legal Aid At Work.

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