Press Clips | September 4, 2015

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

Via: CBS

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.

News Releases | August 4, 2015

Report: Unemployment Insurance Failing Workers with Volatile Schedules

State unemployment programs have not caught up with the realities faced by workers today.

News Releases | May 21, 2015

On Release of GAO Study Detailing State Cuts in Unemployment Insurance

A new report details harmful state cuts to unemployment insurance programs since 2011.

Blog | May 13, 2015

New Alabama Unemployment Insurance Law Makes Part-Time Work Pay

The new law helps ensure claimants are not financially penalized when they choose to work.

Commentary | May 7, 2015

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Sustain Missouri Governor’s Veto of Harmful Unemployment Insurance Cuts

Via: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Life is tough enough for unemployed workers and their families; it’s time to stop piling on.

News Releases | April 9, 2015

Report: Family Caregivers Who Lose Jobs Due to Care Responsibilities Often Don’t Receive Jobless Aid

Report shows that family caregivers are often shut out from unemployment benefits.

Press Clips | February 3, 2015

FiveThirtyEight: Unemployment Has Changed. Unemployment Benefits Haven’t.

Via: FiveThirtyEight covers NELP’s report on the need to reform unemployment insurance.

Commentary | September 25, 2014

Hate unemployment, not the unemployed

Last week, speaking before the American Enterprise Institute, Speaker John Boehner was asked about a recent speech Rep. Paul Ryan(…)

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