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.

News Releases | June 10, 2021

Historic Fix to New York’s Part-time Unemployment System a Win for Workers; Boosts New York’s Economic Recovery by Encouraging Return to Work

NY’s legislature and Gov. Cuomo announced a historic deal to fix the state’s worst-in-the-nation unemployment insurance rules for part-time work.

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(…)

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