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 27, 2023

On the NLRB’s Updated Joint Employer Rule

Washington, DC – Following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, president and CEO of the National Employment Law Project, on(…)

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 30, 2023

NELP Commends DOL’s Proposed Rule to Expand Overtime Eligibility

The U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed overtime rule will increase the number of workers who will be automatically entitled to(…)

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.”

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