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.

News Releases | April 9, 2020

CDC’s Latest 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.

News Releases | April 2, 2020

On the Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for April 2, 2020

More than 6.6 million people filed for unemployment last week—another shocking record high.

News Releases | March 27, 2020

Statement on Historic Unemployment Claims Report March 26, 2020

Today’s claims report makes it clear: states must use this moment to ensure their UI program can meet the demands(…)

News Releases | March 26, 2020

NELP Commends Relief for Workers in Coronavirus Package, Calls for More to Be Done

NELP commends the workers, advocates, and legislators who secured this support, and we call for more to be done.

News Releases | March 24, 2020

On Senator Bennet’s Unemployment Insurance Reform Legislation

Unemployment insurance must be strengthened to help all workers who have suffered job loss.

News Releases | March 20, 2020

NELP Condemns Trump Administration’s Use of Term, ‘Chinese Virus,’ Urges Workplaces to Reject Casual Racism 

Such language enables xenophobia, dehumanization, and violence, endangering Asian-American workers and communities.

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