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(…)

Blog | March 27, 2020

Guest Blog: To Protect the Public, Lawmakers Must Help Keep Healthcare Workers Safe

Our lawmakers can and must take steps now to avert this threat.

News Releases | March 27, 2020

New York’s Highest Court Rules Postmates Couriers ‘And Others Similarly Situated’ Are Employees Eligible for Unemployment Insurance

This landmark decision is especially timely and important in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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.

Blog | March 24, 2020

We Need a Czar to Protect Health Care Workers

This administration needs to immediately focus the nation’s resources on keeping our health care workers and first responders safe.

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.

Blog | March 23, 2020

Unemployment Insurance Was Crucial to Workers and the Economy in the Last Recession

Twelve years have passed since the onset of what we call the Great Recession. Now, as the effects of the(…)

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.

News Releases | March 19, 2020

On Today’s Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Report

The surge in new UI claims is a prelude to the tsunami expected in coming weeks.

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