News Releases | April 7, 2023

March Jobs Report: Many Jobless Workers Excluded from Unemployment Insurance

Congress must act to build an unemployment insurance system that will support all workers at all times.

News Releases | March 10, 2023

February Jobs Report: Job Growth Slows, Unemployment Edges Up

5.9 million workers were unemployed in February, an increase of 242,000 from the prior month.

News Releases | February 3, 2023

January Jobs Report: Many Workers Remain Uneasy Despite Strong Job Growth

A concerning new trend is the increase in the percentage of workers reporting that they worked multiple jobs.

News Releases | January 6, 2023

December Jobs Report: A Year of Job Growth Was a Missed Opportunity to Fix Unemployment Insurance

The U.S. Department of Labor’s final monthly jobs report of 2022 revealed that 4.5 million jobs were added and the(…)

Press Clips | December 6, 2022

We forgot to fix unemployment insurance yet again

Via: Vox

Layoffs are hitting tech and media. A recession may be looming. What happens to everyone who loses their job?  (…)

News Releases | December 2, 2022

November Jobs Report: As Job Growth Continues, Fixing Unemployment Insurance Remains an Urgent Priority

“Before the next recession, Congress must act with urgency and implement permanent, structural reform of the unemployment insurance system.”

News Releases | November 4, 2022

October Jobs Report: Disparities Persist as Unemployment Ticks Up

Despite continued job gains, the number of unemployed workers increased by 306,000.

News Releases | October 7, 2022

September Jobs Report: Hiring Slows, Public Employment Falls, and Racial Inequities Persist

We cannot simply accept the deep racial disparities that continue to mark employment—and unemployment—in the U.S.

News Releases | September 13, 2022

Unemployment Benefits Kept 2.3 Million People Out of Poverty in 2021

A new analysis of just-released Supplemental Poverty Measure data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that unemployment insurance (UI) benefits,(…)

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