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 | October 8, 2021

Jobs Report: Uneven Recovery Continues to Exclude Black and Latinx Workers

Congress Must Enact Unemployment Insurance Reform

Press Clips | October 1, 2021

Hochul, be a hero to NY workers

Press Clips | October 1, 2021

Hochul, be a hero to NY workers

Via: Daily News

Now as New York’s workers, especially Black and Brown workers, face urgent needs — from the cut-off of federal unemployment(…)

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(…)

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.

News Releases | September 7, 2021

NELP Calls for Inclusion of Unemployment Insurance Reform in Budget Reconciliation Legislation

If we are to have a just economic recovery, that ensures racial and gender equity, UI reforms must happen now.

Videos | September 6, 2021

Rebecca Dixon – Congress Must Put People First and Fix the Nation’s Unemployment System

Via: CNN

Rebecca Dixon, NELP’s executive director, sums up why Congress must fix the nation’s unemployment system in its budget reconciliation bill:(…)

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.

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