News Releases | September 14, 2022

NEW REPORT: AUDIT TESTING COULD BE VITAL TOOL IN IDENTIFYING, COMBATTING EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION 

Audit testing can proactively identify discrimination in the hiring process – public agencies should use it.

News Releases | September 13, 2022

Unemployment Benefits Kept 2.3 Million People Out of Poverty in 2021

A new analysis of just-released Supplemental Poverty Measure data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that unemployment insurance (UI) benefits,(…)

News Releases | September 2, 2022

August Jobs Report: Job Growth Slows and Unemployment Rises for Black and Latinx Workers

Last month saw a troubling rise in unemployment for workers of color.

News Releases | August 5, 2022

GUARD Act a Positive Step to Address Historic Inequities in the Unemployment Insurance System

The GUARD Act would require the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to develop concrete performance standards for states on equity,(…)

News Releases | August 5, 2022

July Jobs Report: Robust Job Growth, Yet Recovery Remains Unequal

The unemployment rate fell to 3.1% for white workers but rose to 6.0% for Black workers.

News Releases | July 27, 2022

NELP Commends President Biden for Nominating Jessica Looman as DOL’s Wage and Hour Division Administrator

Following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, executive director of the National Employment Law Project: “The National Employment Law Project(…)

News Releases | July 22, 2022

Statement in response to the introduction of the Worker Flexibility and Choice Act

Following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, on the introduction of the(…)

News Releases | July 14, 2022

NELP Commends USDOL’s Proposed Rules for Nondisplacement of Federal Contract Service Workers

Proposal to implement Biden’s nondisplacement EO for federal contractors is an important step toward providing job security for qualified workers.

News Releases | July 8, 2022

June Jobs Report: Job Growth Continues Amid Fears of a Downturn

While we do not yet see a job market slowdown, Congress must enact permanent structural reform of the UI system.

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