News Releases | September 25, 2017

Florida Should Extend Disaster Unemployment Assistance Filing Deadline

Florida should immediately request at least a 30-day extension of the DUA filing deadline from the U.S. Department of Labor.

News Releases | August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Response Must Include Programs to Protect Affected Workers

Workers whose jobs are affected need swift support from Unemployment Insurance and Disaster Unemployment Assistance.

News Releases | May 23, 2017

Trump’s Parental Leave Proposal Fails Working Families

Trump’s proposal fails to deliver even a basic package of benefits needed for today’s working families to meet everyday challenges.

News Releases | February 1, 2017

Roosevelt Institute, NELP Release Report on 21st Century Worker Benefits

Key principles for a broad public-private system of social benefits that is universal, portable, and flexible for all workers.

News Releases | December 15, 2016

Report: More Workers Face Unstable Earnings and Wages

Unemployment insurance reforms can help cushion the shocks of income volatility.

News Releases | December 8, 2016

NELP Raises Serious Concerns Over Fast-Food CEO’s Nomination for Labor Secretary

It’s hard to think of anyone less suited for the job of lifting up America’s forgotten workers than Andrew Puzder.

News Releases | June 16, 2016

A Proposal to Strengthen Unemployment Protections and Prepare America’s Economy for Next Recession

New report proposes to modernize unemployment insurance for a 21st century economy and establish a new Jobseeker’s Allowance.

News Releases | June 13, 2016

GAO Report Finds Continued Customer Service Problems in Accessing Jobless Aid

Unemployment insurance claimants continue to be ill-served by many states’ UI programs.

News Releases | April 7, 2016

NELP Applauds North Carolina Campaign to Restore Unemployment Insurance

In 2013, state leaders gutted NC’s unemployment insurance system; a new campaign is underway to repair the damage.

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