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.

Press Clips | September 4, 2015

CBS: Why So Many Americans Aren’t Looking for Work

Despite recent job gains, the national labor force participation rate in August remained stuck near historic lows at 62.6%.

Blog | August 14, 2015

Happy Birthday Unemployment Insurance! Moving from Surviving to Thriving

Let’s celebrate this vital social insurance program while striving to improve it for today’s changing workforce.

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