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    • 12-06-10 4.2 Million Americans will be cut off from federal Unemployment Insurance through February 2011. At least 7 million will face cut‐off through 2011, highlighting urgent need for Congress to reauthorize federal programs Read More
    • 12-06-10 NELP highlights comprehensive new study that adds to decade-and-a-half of research finding that increases in minimum wage do not reduce employment. Read More
    • 12-04-10 Powerful, new must-watch VIDEO: 'Lifeline' features unemployed workers telling their stories and imploring Americans to urge Congress to pass full-year reauthorization of federal unemployment benefit programs. Watch. Listen. Call Congress. Read More
    • 12-03-10 NELP's Sarah Leberstein speaks at rally against wage theft, organized by the New Haven Workers Alliance, Junta for Progressive Action, and Unidad Latina en Accion. Read More
    • 12-03-10 NELP issues statement on grim jobs report for November, raising call to action to renew unemployment insurance. Read More
    • 11-30-10 NELP's Judi Conti describes how unemployment insurance supports local economies on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer. Read More
    • 11-30-10 NELP's George Wentworth discusses the need to reauthorize federal unemployment insurance on WNYC Public Radio's The Brian Lehrer Show. Read More
    • 11-30-10 NELP's Christine Owens addresses the challenges facing workers today and strategies for rebuilding a good-jobs economy at a forum co-hosted by Georgetown University's Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. Read More
    • 11-24-10 NELP's Annette Bernhardt calls on the New York State Legislature to pass the Wage Theft Prevention Act in Albany Times-Union op-ed. Read More
    • 11-19-10 NELP applauds victory for agency-employed home-care aides in PA high court decision. Read More
    • 11-19-10 NELP's Cathy Ruckelshaus presents at a White House ceremony announcing the Labor Department's Bridge to Justice program, which will connect workers suffering wage theft with attorneys. Read More
    • 11-18-10 NELP statement on House vote, CBO & DOL reports: stop-gap extensions fall short of what economy needs; Congress must act quickly. Read More
    • 11-18-10 Join our friends at Interfaith Worker Justice and workers from across the country for a day of action against wage theft. Read More
    • 11-17-10 The calls to renew the federal unemployment insurance programs through 2011 grew Wednesday as more than 100,000 petitioners from all 50 states and Washington, D.C. submitted a letter to members of Congress urging them to reauthorize the programs expiring November 30th. Read More
    • 11-15-10 A new poll shows that a large majority support continuing the federal unemployment insurance programs. Three-in-four Americans say it's too soon to cut benefits. Read More
    • 11-12-10 NELP's Tsedeye Gebreselassie authors op-ed supporting Washington State's minimum wage increase. Read More
    • 11-10-10 NELP's Annette Bernhardt testifies before the New York City Council on the problem of wage theft and policies to fight it. Read More
    • 11-09-10 NELP presentation outlines current UI solvency crisis facing states as they enter 2011 legislative sessions--including 50 state measures. Read More
    • 11-05-10 NELP Statement: Positive jobs growth not enough to make a dent in the unemployment crisis, making an extension of federal unemployment benefits critical for 2011. Read More
    • 11-01-10 In radio interview NELP's Paul Sonn comments on the continuing controversy about economists hired by the Bloomberg Administration to evaluate New York City's proposed living wage policy for economic development. Read More

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