Press Clips | September 27, 2021

NELP STATEMENT ON INTRODUCTION OF THE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE IMPROVEMENT ACT

The following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, executive director of the National Employment Law Project on the introduction of(…)

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 million jobless workers face dire prospects as federal pandemic unemployment(…)

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 | June 9, 2021

In 21 States Ending All Pandemic UI Programs Early, 3 in 4 Will Lose All Jobless Aid

These abrupt and misguided cutoffs in GOP-led states will hurt millions of workers and families and set back economic recovery.

News Releases | May 6, 2021

NELP Decries Montana’s Move to End Pandemic Unemployment Insurance

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte’s move to abruptly end the state’s participation in federal pandemic unemployment insurance programs is cruel and(…)

News Releases | April 7, 2021

ABB, EPI, and NELP Release Toolkit for Advocates and Policymakers on Model Policies Local Governments Can Implement to Raise Standards for Frontline Workers During COVID and Beyond

The four model policies would advance premium pay, paid sick days, COVID-19 worker health and safety, and protection against retaliation.

Blog | March 18, 2021

The Pandemic’s Impact on Workers and Looking Towards a Just Recovery

NELP’s roadmap for a Just Recovery is based on our vision for bold structural change and on our fall 2020(…)

News Releases | February 27, 2021

NELP Urges Senate Passage of COVID American Rescue Plan

The Senate must move quickly to improve and pass the American Rescue Plan.

News Releases | January 15, 2021

NELP on the Biden COVID-19 Relief Plan

We call on Congress to pass this proposal into law to bring stability into our communities, aid our health, and(…)

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