1. Debit Card FAQs - California


    Debit Card Benefit Payments. If you are eligible for unemployment benefits, it takes at least three weeks to process a claim for benefits and issue payment. We appreciate your patience. If you choose to receive payments via a debit card, Bank of America will mail you a card once benefit payments are available.

  2. California extends contract with Bank of America for ...


    California’s unemployment agency has extended its contract with Bank of America to issue debit cards containing benefits for jobless residents despite criticism from state lawmakers that ...

  3. Bank of America Faces Class Action Over Unemployment Debit ...


    Bank of America’s Unemployment Benefits History. In 2010, Bank of America entered into an exclusive contract with the state of California to distribute unemployment benefits through its prepaid debit cards. At the time, California residents were still reeling from the Great Recession of 2008.

  4. California EDD Unemployment Debit Card Guide ...


    California EDD Unemployment Debit Card Customer Service Phone Number. If you have questions about the Bank of America debit card, you can call the Bank of America Customer Service Center toll-free at the number below: Phone (toll-free): 1.866.692.9374 TTY (toll-free): 1.866.656.5913 Outside U.S. (collect): 423.262.1650

  5. EDD fiasco takes a surprising turn: Bank of America wants ...


    Bank of America’s desire to end the contract is striking, given that both the bank and the state rake in merchant fees whenever an unemployment debit card is swiped. EDD has pocketed millions in fees amid the pandemic: It earned more than $47 million from March 2020 through April 2021, even though the claims of more than 1.1 million jobless Californians remain in limbo.

  6. Bank Of America Unemployment Debit Card


    This prepaid debit card is issued by Bank of America NA. It is a Visa Card issued by Bank of America. With the debit card you can. 51 rows FOR PARENTS. Make purchases in stores online and on the phone. The EDD issues benefit payments for Disability Insurance Paid Family Leave and Unemployment Insurance claims using a visa debit card.

  7. Unemployment Debit Cards - Unemployment Portal


    1-855-254-9208. California. California EDD Debit Card (EDD Bank of America Debit ...

  8. [California] If you don't have your EDD debit card yet ...


    Important for my California friends who have filed for unemployment! California issues benefits through a prepaid Bank of America ATM card. If you have not received your card yet call BofA at (866)-692-9374 (Please do your due diligence and double-check this number online). Follow the phone tree for a lost card.

  9. Bank Of America Unemployment Debit Card


    It is a Visa Card issued by Bank of America. If you are eligible for unemployment benefits you should receive your debit card by mail within 7-10 business days after your claim is approved. Fails the FDIC may require information from you including a government identification number to determine the amount of your insured deposits.