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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.
The unemployment rate for Black workers was 6.9%, more than twice the rate for white workers (3.4%).
The unemployment rate in December fell to 3.9%, according to this morning’s monthly jobs report. While unemployment declined this month(…)
NATIONWIDE—The unemployment rate in November fell to 4.2%, according to this morning’s monthly jobs report. The unemployment rate for Black workers declined(…)
This morning’s monthly jobs report shows the unemployment rate fell to 4.6%, indicating that job availability is improving for some(…)
Congress Must Enact Unemployment Insurance Reform
Census data reveal the significant impact of unemployment insurance on keeping people out of poverty.
If we are to have a just economic recovery, that ensures racial and gender equity, UI reforms must happen now.