How Unemployment Insurance Rules Fail Workers with Volatile Job Schedules

State UI programs have not caught up with the realities of today’s labor market and often fail workers with volatile schedules when they are most in need.

Read More

National Employment Law Project

NELP fights for good jobs and economic opportunity and security for America’s workers. On issues such as raising the minimum wage, enforcing worker protections, eliminating unfair employment barriers, and improving support for the jobless, NELP is making a real difference in workers’ lives.

Explore our Library
Publications Explore our Library
Meet our Experts
Experts Meet our Experts
Visit the newsroom
Newsroom Visit the newsroom

Featured Campaigns

Raising the Minimum Wage

More families are struggling to make ends meet in low-wage jobs than…

Read More
Read More

Ensuring People with Convictions Have a Fair Chance to Work

A conviction in one’s past shouldn’t be a life sentence to joblessness….

Read More
Read More

Reforming Federal Overtime Rules

America’s middle-class is working more hours, but still falling behind.

Read More
Read More

Help us ensure that every person has a fair chance to work.

Michelle Natividad Rodriguez

Back to Top of Page