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 22, 2021

NELP Calls on Biden Administration to Stop Mass Deportation and Mistreatment of Haitian Asylum Seekers

Where is the Biden administration’s commitment to racial justice, equity, dignity, or even basic due process?

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.

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.

News Releases | August 20, 2021

Report: Big Tech’s Use of Temp Labor Is Hurting Workers and Jobs

But temps in tech are organizing to build power and raise labor standards.

News Releases | August 19, 2021

NELP Welcomes Biden Administration Call for Immediate Unemployment Insurance Reforms

We applaud the Biden administration for urging Congress to enact immediate long-term unemployment insurance reforms.

News Releases | August 11, 2021

New Report: New Yorkers Indicate That Retaliation Prevents Them From Exposing Workplace Dangers

More than 1 in 3 working New Yorkers are likely not to report sexual harassment.

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.

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