Blog | April 27, 2020

Unemployment benefit amounts must be high enough to sustain workers in this crisis

Unemployment insurance (UI) is a program designed to keep workers connected to the workforce. It is an earned benefit that(…)

News Releases | April 24, 2020

On Trump Administration’s Proclamation Temporarily Suspending Immigration  

This move tries to distract from the administration’s incompetent and inadequate response to the pandemic.

News Releases | April 21, 2020

Report: Today’s Unemployment Insurance Crisis and How We Got Here

States choosing to reduce access and cut benefits led to current dysfunction.

Videos | April 17, 2020

Webinar: COVID-19 Resources for Unemployed and Frontline Workers

The latest information regarding unemployment insurance, federal legislation, and what it means for workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Releases | April 9, 2020

CDC Guidance Weakens Protections for Essential Workers

New CDC guidance allows employers to require essential workers exposed to COVID-19 to continue to work under certain conditions.

Videos | April 9, 2020

COVID-19 and Unemployment Insurance: An Interview with Rebecca Dixon

The interview focused on unemployment insurance amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Videos | April 8, 2020

C-SPAN Video: Employment Assistance & Coronavirus Pandemic

NELP Senior Policy Analyst Michele Evermore discusses unemployment insurance amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Blog | April 8, 2020

How To Improve the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Application Process

The federal Worker Training and Retraining Notice (WARN) Act, or state level WARN acts could help streamline UI.

Blog | April 8, 2020

Grocery Store Workers Need Frontline Protections

Grocery workers are being infected, and some are dying, because of lax protections.

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