National Employment Law Project
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It’s not too early to plan for extending unemployment benefits.
The new deadline to apply is August 30th.
Barriers to accessing state unemployment benefits threaten a core program that stabilizes the economy during economic downturns
“Now is the time for the Puerto Rico Labor Department to seriously boost the numbers of people applying.”
Our amicus brief argues that there are compelling social and public policy reasons why “gig” workers like Uber drivers should(…)
Uber withdrew its appeal of a NYS unemployment ruling that found three former drivers and all other similarly situated drivers(…)
But advocates are raising serious concerns about the flawed application process.
Unemployment benefits may be available to many workers affected by the shutdown, but some may later receive repayment notices.
Drug testing UI applicants—when there is no basis for suspicion—is a gross insult to unemployed Americans everywhere.