News Releases | June 10, 2021

Historic Fix to New York’s Part-time Unemployment System a Win for Workers; Boosts New York’s Economic Recovery by Encouraging Return to Work

NY’s legislature and Gov. Cuomo announced a historic deal to fix the state’s worst-in-the-nation unemployment insurance rules for part-time work.

News Releases | June 9, 2021

In 21 States Ending All Pandemic UI Programs Early, 3 in 4 Will Lose All Jobless Aid

These abrupt and misguided cutoffs in GOP-led states will hurt millions of workers and families and set back economic recovery.

News Releases | May 6, 2021

NELP Decries Montana’s Move to End Pandemic Unemployment Insurance

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte’s move to abruptly end the state’s participation in federal pandemic unemployment insurance programs is cruel and(…)

News Releases | February 9, 2021

Steve Gray Joins the Unemployment Insurance Team at NELP

Steve’s experience as a UI claimant advocate, academic, and state agency administrator makes him the perfect addition to NELP.

Blog | December 22, 2020

What Unemployment Benefits Are in the COVID Short-Term Partial Relief Bill? 

Congress finally passed a short-term relief bill after jobless workers had demanded UI extensions for months.

News Releases | December 21, 2020

On Congress’s Compromise COVID Relief Deal

News Releases | December 21, 2020

On Congress’s Compromise COVID Relief Deal

The deal provides temporary unemployment relief for millions but falls far short of the just recovery we need and demand.

Blog | December 10, 2020

What Should You Expect in the Coming Weeks If You Are Unemployed?

This is a truly frightening time for the many millions of people across the country who are unemployed. Here is(…)

Blog | October 23, 2020

Unemployment Payments Are Running Out for Millions, Even as Long-Term Unemployment Surges

An acute crisis looms as the number of long-term unemployed workers—people out of work for 26 weeks or longer—is ballooning.

News Releases | September 28, 2020

On the House COVID Relief Bill Providing Aid to Unemployed Workers and Ensuring Workplace Safety Protections

It’s time to pass a COVID relief bill that rises to the seriousness of this crisis.

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