Press Clips | October 26, 2021

Can People Fired for Refusing COVID Vaccine Still Get Unemployment?

Via: Newsweek

Employees are losing their jobs because they won’t get vaccinated against COVID-19, and receiving unemployment benefits depends on the reason(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Column: Unemployment benefits weren’t what kept workers home. The latest crummy jobs report proves it

Via: Yahoo! News

The latest jobs report from the federal government, covering September employment, had some bad news and, so to speak, some(…)

News Releases | September 14, 2021

Unemployment Benefits Kept 4.7 Million People Out of Poverty in 2020

Census data reveal the significant impact of unemployment insurance on keeping people out of poverty.

Press Clips | September 4, 2021

It’s time to transform our unemployment system

Via: The Hill

As the U.S. prepares to celebrate Labor Day, more than 7┬ámillion jobless workers face dire prospects as federal pandemic unemployment(…)

News Releases | September 3, 2021

Jobs Report: Black and Latinx Workers Are Being Left Behind, Unemployment Insurance Reform Critical

The latest jobs report shows we are falling short of a just recovery.

Blog | August 31, 2021

Why Immediate and Long-Term Unemployment Reform is a Matter of Racial and Gender Justice

A transformed unemployment insurance system must center racial and gender justice.

News Releases | August 19, 2021

NELP Welcomes Biden Administration Call for Immediate Unemployment Insurance Reforms

We applaud the Biden administration for urging Congress to enact immediate long-term unemployment insurance reforms.

News Releases | August 6, 2021

JOBS REPORT:  Despite Job Growth, as Benefit Cliff Approaches, Renewing and Reforming Unemployment Insurance is An Urgent Racial Justice Matter

Workers need bold reform that will lay the groundwork for an equitable unemployment insurance system and labor market.

News Releases | June 24, 2021

New Report Proposes Critical Unemployment Insurance Policy Reforms

The report calls for a stronger federal role and permanent reforms to UI benefits to better sustain families.

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