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Last month saw a troubling rise in unemployment for workers of color.
The GUARD Act would require the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to develop concrete performance standards for states on equity,(…)
The unemployment rate fell to 3.1% for white workers but rose to 6.0% for Black workers.
While we do not yet see a job market slowdown, Congress must enact permanent structural reform of the UI system.
Following is a statement from Jenna Gerry, senior staff attorney with the National Employment Law Project: “Today, the Government Accountability(…)
Strengthening UI is critical to racial equity, as job growth continues to be uneven.
The unemployment rate remained at 3.6% in April according to this morning’s monthly jobs report. Approximately 428,000 jobs were produced,(…)
With recovery still at risk, policymakers must adopt structural reforms to bolster the unemployment insurance system for all workers.
The nation’s economic recovery is still leaving workers behind.