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 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.

News Releases | April 2, 2020

On the Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for April 2, 2020

More than 6.6 million people filed for unemployment last week—another shocking record high.

Blog | March 23, 2020

Unemployment Insurance Was Crucial to Workers and the Economy in the Last Recession

Twelve years have passed since the onset of what we call the Great Recession. Now, as the effects of the(…)

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.

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.

News Releases | October 4, 2019

On Trump DOL’s Final Rule Allowing for Drug Testing for Unemployment Benefits

This rule represents a not-so-subtle attack on the character of unemployed Americans.

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