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.

Commentary | September 2, 2016

Make Work Great Again

We’ve heard little from the presidential candidates on the thorniest problems facing America’s workers.

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.

Blog | April 12, 2016

Unemployment Insurance Rules Often Leave Workers With Volatile Schedules Behind

Growing numbers of Americans, especially those in low-paying jobs, have work schedules that fluctuate wildly from week to week.

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.

Blog | March 4, 2016

Public Labor Exchange Programs in the 2017 Budget

More funding for the U.S. employment services can help bring discouraged workers back into the labor force.

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