News Releases | September 3, 2021

Jobs Report: Black and Latinx Workers Are Being Left Behind, Unemployment Insurance Reform Critical

The latest jobs report shows we are falling short of a just recovery.

News Releases | August 6, 2021

JOBS REPORT:  Despite Job Growth, as Benefit Cliff Approaches, Renewing and Reforming Unemployment Insurance is An Urgent Racial Justice Matter

Workers need bold reform that will lay the groundwork for an equitable unemployment insurance system and labor market.

News Releases | April 2, 2020

On the Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for April 2, 2020

More than 6.6 million people filed for unemployment last week—another shocking record high.

News Releases | February 7, 2020

Minimum Wage Hikes Have Reversed Wage Declines for Workers in Lowest-Paid Jobs

Worker activism for a $15 wage floor, not Trump administration policies, are driving those wage gains.

News Releases | January 24, 2017

Report: Trump Labor Nominee’s Business Practices Force Taxpayers to Pick Up $250M/Year Tab

Low pay and lack of benefits at CKE Restaurants push workers onto public assistance.

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

Via: U.S. News & World Report

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

Blog | August 10, 2015

July Jobs Report Shows Why the Fed Shouldn’t Raise Interest Rates Yet

Stagnant wages and high levels of long-term unemployment reveal a still-vulnerable economy.

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