Pandemic related job loss resources, programs and services, provided by EWDD's Rapid Response Team

Pandemic related job loss resources, programs and services, provided by EWDD's Rapid Response Team

Have you been laid off or furloughed, or had your hours been reduced recently? The EWDD Rapid Response Team is here to help you through this transition process by providing virtual orientations that will guide you through all available resources, including how to apply for Unemployment Insurance (UI) through CA EDD and health insurance.

If your business is facing furloughs, layoffs, or reduction in hours for your employees, the Rapid Response team wants to help. BUSINESS TRANSITION SERVICES will help guide you through all the available options and how to protect your employees.


The free virtual orientations are led by EWDD’s Rapid Response Team, which is trained to support employees and businesses through any transition process. The team will demonstrate the Unemployment Insurance Benefits process, along with other various resources that support transitioning into a job as quickly as possible.

RSVP below to register for a session in English or Spanish:
Orientations will not be scheduled on legal holidays as observed by the City of Los Angeles. general registration information below; links to virtual presentation materials at bottom of page

10:00am (PT) on Wednesdays

After registration, you will receive a phone number and access code to a virtual conference room. Prior to your training, please download the Job Resources Presentation to help you follow along with the virtual orientation.

1:00pm (PT) los miércoles

Después de registrarse, recibirá un número de teléfono y un código de acceso a una sala de conferencias virtual. Antes de su orientación, descargue la Presentación de Recursos Laborales para leer durante la sesión.

All services are free and are mandated by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) legislation. EWDD’s Rapid Response Team will also continue to work with individual companies to set up sessions specifically for them/their employees. These orientations are geared for anyone whose job was impacted by COVID-19 or otherwise was recently laid off.


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