News Releases | February 8, 2024

On the Bipartisan Unemployment Insurance Program Integrity and Improved Administration Framework

Reforms that strengthen the UI system deserve strong bipartisan support.

News Releases | February 2, 2024

January Jobs Report: With Job Growth Strong, Workers Demand Greater Safety and Pay

Nationwide—In January, the unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7% according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The(…)

Blog | January 26, 2024

Acting Labor Secretary Su Highlights Growing Momentum to Fix Unemployment Insurance

A strong unemployment insurance (UI) system is like a sturdy bridge: When workers are out of a job, they should(…)

News Releases | January 5, 2024

December Jobs Report: The Power of Workers Will Shape Job Market in 2024

Nationwide— The U.S. gained 216,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate remained at 3.7%. The economy added 2.7 million(…)

News Releases | December 8, 2023

November Jobs Report: Resilient Job Market Highlights the Power of Pro-Worker Policy and Need for Permanent Reform

Workers need more security to ensure they can recover from any future recession.

News Releases | November 3, 2023

October Jobs Report: New Unemployment Insurance Reform Bill Introduced as Job Growth Slows

Now is the time to put policies in place so the UI system will be prepared for the next downturn.

News Releases | October 26, 2023

NELP Applauds the Introduction of the Unemployment Insurance Modernization and Recession Readiness Act

NATIONWIDE—The National Employment Law Project (NELP) applauds the introduction of the Unemployment Insurance Modernization and Recession Readiness Act by Senators(…)

News Releases | October 6, 2023

September Jobs Report: Strikes Promote a Good Jobs Economy

A crucial way to build a good jobs economy is for workers to organize and stand together.

News Releases | September 12, 2023

Unemployment Benefits Kept 400,000 People Out of Poverty In 2022

New analysis from NELP highlights impact of unemployment system despite downgraded capacity.

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