On Tuesday, California launched a new portal for freelancers to receive pandemic unemployment benefits. A freelance event planner shares her difficulty in accessing the portal. Also, the program director for the National Employment Law Project discusses the problems plaguing the state's unemployment system.
Freelancers and unemployment benefits in California
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