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 26, 2023

New Report Finds Amazon Warehouse Wages Fall Far Short, Fail to Provide Workers Middle-Income Earnings

Analysis finds company’s pay lags well behind other warehouse employers, insufficient for workers to approach even average earnings in the(…)

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.

News Releases | September 1, 2023

August Jobs Report: As Job Growth Slows, Consider Workers Not Counted in the Unemployment Rate

Many incarcerated people are working during their sentences, but their labor doesn’t qualify them for unemployment benefits.

News Releases | August 4, 2023

July Jobs Report: As Job Growth Slows, Policymakers Must Strengthen Unemployment Insurance

“For a worker who suddenly loses their job, unemployment can be a catastrophe.”

News Releases | July 25, 2023

NELP Applauds Legislation to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage

If signed into law, the Raise the Wage Act would mean increased earnings for over 60% of workers living in(…)

News Releases | July 7, 2023

June Jobs Report: Policymakers Must Focus on Black Workers’ Unemployment

Black workers are often impacted first and worst when job growth slows, forecasting the dangers that other workers will confront.

News Releases | June 30, 2023

On the Supreme Court Striking Down Affirmative Action in Education

This conservative Court refuses to see that racial segregation is alive and well in our schools, workplaces, and institutions.

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