National Employment Law Project
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Dr. William E. Spriggs, Photo Credit: AFL-CIO The entire staff and board of the National Employment Law Project (NELP)(…)
Workers are demanding that policymakers take action to support people pushed out of work before wider layoffs begin to mount.
NELP believes in workers’ right to strike as a fundamental democratic principle.
Such programs must promote worker mobility and strengthen economic security and not weaken existing labor rights.
It’s an affront to workers that the Federal Reserve continues raising interest rates, threatening to throw the economy into recession.
Congress must act to build an unemployment insurance system that will support all workers at all times.
The bill would ensure that immigrant workers can assert their workplace rights without fear of immigration-based retaliation.
5.9 million workers were unemployed in February, an increase of 242,000 from the prior month.
Su has a proven track record of advancing racial and economic justice for workers.