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?

News Releases | April 28, 2020

Report: Number of Federal Workplace Safety Inspectors Falls to 45-Year Low

This Workers Memorial Day, NELP urges OSHA to ensure employers keep workers safe on the job.

Blog | April 27, 2020

Unemployment benefit amounts must be high enough to sustain workers in this crisis

Unemployment insurance (UI) is a program designed to keep workers connected to the workforce. It is an earned benefit that(…)

News Releases | April 27, 2020

Virginia First State to Enact New Work-Sharing Law During Pandemic to Help Employers Avoid Layoffs

Work-sharing is a proven tool to help workers and employers weather economic downturns.

News Releases | April 24, 2020

On Trump Administration’s Proclamation Temporarily Suspending Immigration  

This move tries to distract from the administration’s incompetent and inadequate response to the pandemic.

News Releases | April 21, 2020

Report: Today’s Unemployment Insurance Crisis and How We Got Here

States choosing to reduce access and cut benefits led to current dysfunction.

Videos | April 17, 2020

Webinar: COVID-19 Resources for Unemployed and Frontline Workers

The latest information regarding unemployment insurance, federal legislation, and what it means for workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Releases | April 9, 2020

CDC’s Latest Guidance Weakens Protections for Essential Workers

New CDC guidance allows employers to require essential workers exposed to COVID-19 to continue to work under certain conditions.

Videos | April 9, 2020

COVID-19 and Unemployment Insurance: An Interview with Rebecca Dixon

The interview focused on unemployment insurance amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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