______________________________________________________________________ The Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council
in partnership with
The California Employment Development Department
The Employment Development Department As a Partner to Employers
The Employment Development Department enhances California’s economic growth and prosperity by collaboratively delivering valuable and innovative services to meet the evolving needs of employers, workers, and job seekers.
Labor Market Information Division (LMID): LMID collects, analyzes, and publishes statistical data and reports on California’s labor force, industries, occupations, employment projections, wages and other important labor market and economic data.
Tax Branch: One of the largest tax collection agencies in the nation, EDD’s Tax Branch works with employers to collect California’s employment taxes and data to support the employment security, child support, and personal income tax programs.
Unemployment Insurance Branch (UI): The UI Branch is responsible for administering the UI program. The basic UI components include payment of benefits, funding of benefits, and the administration of the program.
State Disability Insurance (SDI): SDI is a partial wage-replacement insurance plan for California workers. The SDI program is state-mandated and funded through employee payroll deductions.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC): The WOTC promotes the hiring of individuals who qualify as members of target groups, by providing a federal tax credit incentive of up to $9,600 for employers who hire them. ______________________________________________________________________
Labor Market Information Division/Cindy Sugrue: Ms. Sugrue is currently the labor market consultant for the Oakland Metropolitan division, which includes Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties.
Tax Branch/Roger Jung: Mr. Jung is currently working in the Field Audit and Compliance Division of the Tax Branch as the employment tax consultant for the taxpayer education and assistance program.
Unemployment Insurance Branch/A’nette Knox-Talley: Ms. Knox-Talley currently works as a employment program manager in the Unemployment Insurance Oakland call center where she supervises a team of journey level and probationary staff.
State Disability Insurance/Brandy Collins: Ms. Collins is currently a disability Insurance program manager working with the Business Process Innovation Project in the Bay Area. She specializes in appeals and workers’ compensation.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit/Flechia Phillips: Ms. Phillips is currently the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) office lead providing staff with training, and marketing the WOTC program to employers and job seekers.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Concord Clarion Hotel
1050 Burnett Avenue
Concord, CA 94520
Check-in: 7:30 a.m.
Program: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Cost: $45 for Members/$75 for Nonmembers
For information about EAC membership meetings, or seminars, call Tanya Fulcher at 925-602-5023 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.