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.

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.

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.

News Releases | January 16, 2016

On President Obama’s Proposed Unemployment Insurance Program

NELP supports the president’s proposals to ensure that more workers qualify for and receive jobless aid.

News Releases | October 7, 2015

NELP Applauds Labor Department Directive on States’ Responsibilities to Ensure Access to Jobless Aid

Web-based application systems and use of new technologies must not create barriers to access.

News Releases | September 22, 2015

Report: Florida’s Unemployment Insurance Program Shuts Out Jobless

Only 1 in 8 unemployed Floridians receives jobless aid—lowest rate in the nation.

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