National Employment Law Project
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It’s an affront to workers that the Federal Reserve continues raising interest rates, threatening to throw the economy into recession.
Emergency paid sick and family leave, modernizing and expanding unemployment insurance, monthly tax payments to families with children and expanded(…)
Congress must act to build an unemployment insurance system that will support all workers at all times.
5.9 million workers were unemployed in February, an increase of 242,000 from the prior month.
A concerning new trend is the increase in the percentage of workers reporting that they worked multiple jobs.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s final monthly jobs report of 2022 revealed that 4.5 million jobs were added and the(…)
Layoffs are hitting tech and media. A recession may be looming. What happens to everyone who loses their job? (…)
“Before the next recession, Congress must act with urgency and implement permanent, structural reform of the unemployment insurance system.”
Despite continued job gains, the number of unemployed workers increased by 306,000.