News Releases | May 6, 2022

April Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth as Workers Demand Better Jobs

The unemployment rate remained at 3.6% in April according to this morning’s monthly jobs report.  Approximately 428,000 jobs were produced,(…)

News Releases | April 1, 2022

March Jobs Report: Job Growth Amidst Fears of a New Recession

With recovery still at risk, policymakers must adopt structural reforms to bolster the unemployment insurance system for all workers.

Blog | March 16, 2022

Reflecting on Two Years of COVID-19

Blog | March 16, 2022

Reflecting on Two Years of COVID-19

NELP’s ED Rebecca Dixon reflects on two years of COVID-19

News Releases | March 4, 2022

February Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth Leaves Out Black Women

The nation’s economic recovery is still leaving workers behind.

News Releases | February 4, 2022

January Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth But Pandemic’s Toll Still Felt Most by Black and Latinx Workers

The unemployment rate for Black workers was 6.9%, more than twice the rate for white workers (3.4%).

Press Clips | December 27, 2021

At least 5 GOP-led states offer jobless benefits to workers who refuse vaccines; others may follow

Via: Washington Post

“These governors, who are using the unemployment insurance system in a moment of political theater to make a statement about(…)

Press Clips | December 15, 2021

These 4 states pay unemployment benefits to unvaccinated workers who were fired

Via: CNBC

The governors of Florida, Iowa, Kansas and Tennessee signed laws in recent weeks that change eligibility rules for jobless benefits.

Press Clips | November 23, 2021

Quit a job? You likely can’t collect unemployment benefits

Via: CNBC

Americans are quitting their jobs in record numbers. However, they likely won’t qualify for unemployment benefits.

Press Clips | November 15, 2021

Beating the ‘great resignation’ at a family business in Boise

Via: Deseret News

Amid an uneven economic recovery and the lingering pandemic, many workers have proven reluctant to go back to their jobs,(…)

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