Self-Employed Aren't Yet Counted In The Soaring Unemployment Numbers
"We've got people working around the clock, including on Easter, trying to get as many things as possible out there."
More than two million Californians have lost work in the wake of coronavirus-related business closures, according to new unemployment data released Thursday by the Department of Labor.
We take a closer look at those not yet counted in those statistics: The self-employed.
Frustrated freelancers are still waiting for a new filing process to come online, while state officials say they’re doing their best to keep up with an unprecedented surge in applications.