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 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 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.

News Releases | March 18, 2020

Workers Call on Congress to Meet Urgent Needs; Families First Coronavirus Response Act a First Step

There are significant flaws in this legislation that must be corrected by Congress immediately.

Blog | March 13, 2020

Precarious at Work, Precarious in Health

The coronavirus is making painfully clear how difficult life is for underpaid workers in this country—from a lack of paid(…)

News Releases | March 12, 2020

Congress Must Pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Our leaders must act for the sake of workers and families, with a swift vote followed by signing into law.

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