Blog | April 9, 2018

Do Unemployment Insurance Taxes Really Affect a State’s Business Climate?

We all rely on shortcuts when making decisions in order to avoid getting overwhelmed. State legislators, in my more than(…)

Commentary | December 22, 2017

Our Country Has Forgotten the Lessons of the Great Recession

Via: The Hill

The unemployment insurance program is profoundly unprepared for the next economic downturn.

News Releases | December 19, 2017

Ten Years After Great Recession Hit, Unemployed Workers Face Greater Barriers to Jobless Aid

The share of unemployed workers receiving jobless aid is at a record low.

Press Clips | October 31, 2017

The U.S. Isn’t Prepared for the Next Recession

Via: The Atlantic

The country’s unemployment insurance system is not prepared for the next recession.

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.

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