Blog | February 9, 2016

Share of Unemployed Receiving Jobless Aid Remained at Record Low in 2015

The majority of jobless workers in the United States don’t receive unemployment benefits.

News Releases | January 16, 2016

On President Obama’s Proposed Unemployment Insurance Program

NELP supports the president’s proposals to ensure that more workers qualify for and receive jobless aid.

Blog | December 11, 2015

Victory, Finally, for Unemployed Seniors in Illinois

There was never a valid policy justification for the Social Security offset.

Videos | November 10, 2015

Turning the Tide for 2016: Unemployment Insurance Eligibility Expansions that Support Working Families

This webinar introduces NELP’s newly-released Unemployment Insurance Policy Advocate’s Toolkit.

Blog | October 23, 2015

New NELP Resources for Unemployment Insurance Advocates

The latest edition of NELP’s Unemployment Insurance Policy Advocate’s Toolkit is out now.

News Releases | October 7, 2015

NELP Applauds Labor Department Directive on States’ Responsibilities to Ensure Access to Jobless Aid

Web-based application systems and use of new technologies must not create barriers to access.

Commentary | October 1, 2015

SunSentinel: Why Does Florida Treat Unemployed Workers So Badly?

Unemployed Floridians deserve a program that is fair and accessible, write George Wentworth and Cindy Huddleston.

News Releases | September 22, 2015

Report: Florida’s Unemployment Insurance Program Shuts Out Jobless

Only 1 in 8 unemployed Floridians receives jobless aid—lowest rate in the nation.

News Releases | September 17, 2015

On Missouri Legislature’s Veto Overrides Blocking Local Minimum Wage Laws and Slashing Jobless Aid

The Missouri legislature’s moves against workers are appalling.

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