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.

News Releases | August 6, 2021

JOBS REPORT:  Despite Job Growth, as Benefit Cliff Approaches, Renewing and Reforming Unemployment Insurance is An Urgent Racial Justice Matter

Workers need bold reform that will lay the groundwork for an equitable unemployment insurance system and labor market.

News Releases | June 24, 2021

New Report Proposes Critical Unemployment Insurance Policy Reforms

The report calls for a stronger federal role and permanent reforms to UI benefits to better sustain families.

News Releases | June 23, 2021

Over 218,000 Georgians to Lose All Unemployment Assistance Within Days

Of the 347,000 Georgians receiving jobless aid, nearly two in three will abruptly lose all of it.

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