News Releases | August 10, 2020

#SaveThe600 Coalition Blasts Trump Administration’s False Promise of Unemployment Relief

If the administration really cared about struggling families, it would have agreed to extend the $600 FPUC payments weeks ago.

Blog | August 10, 2020

Which States and Cities Have Adopted Comprehensive COVID-19 Worker Protections?

14 states have adopted comprehensive COVID worker safety protections so far.

News Releases | August 8, 2020

Following Insufficient Memorandum, NELP Urges Administration to Get Serious About the $600 Lifeline and Comprehensive Unemployment Fixes

This is not a serious approach to solving a very serious problem.

News Releases | July 27, 2020

Senate Republicans’ COVID Bill Fails Workers and Families

Their bill would slash the weekly unemployment supplement to only $200.

Blog | June 23, 2020

Labor Secretary Scalia Wrongly Rejects Federal Role in Enforcing Unemployment Rights of Workers Who Refuse Unsafe Work

This commentary was cross-published on the ACS Expert Forum Blog Background The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the structural challenges(…)

News Releases | June 10, 2020

Black Workers See Higher Rates of Employer Retaliation for Raising COVID Safety Concerns

Black workers were more likely to report that they or a colleague may have been punished for raising concerns.

News Releases | April 28, 2020

President Trump’s Meatpacking Plant Executive Order Puts Thousands of Workers’ Lives at Risk

How can the administration still not require meatpacking plants to implement the CDC’s recommendations?

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