News Releases | April 28, 2020

Report: Number of Federal Workplace Safety Inspectors Falls to 45-Year Low

This Workers Memorial Day, NELP urges OSHA to ensure employers keep workers safe on the job.

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 27, 2020

Virginia First State to Enact New Work-Sharing Law During Pandemic to Help Employers Avoid Layoffs

Work-sharing is a proven tool to help workers and employers weather economic downturns.

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.

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