Videos | April 9, 2020

COVID-19 and Unemployment Insurance: An Interview with Rebecca Dixon

The interview focused on unemployment insurance amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Videos | April 8, 2020

C-SPAN Video: Employment Assistance & Coronavirus Pandemic

NELP Senior Policy Analyst Michele Evermore discusses unemployment insurance amid the coronavirus pandemic.

News Releases | April 2, 2020

On the Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for April 2, 2020

More than 6.6 million people filed for unemployment last week—another shocking record high.

News Releases | March 27, 2020

Statement on Historic Unemployment Claims Report March 26, 2020

Today’s claims report makes it clear: states must use this moment to ensure their UI program can meet the demands(…)

News Releases | March 26, 2020

NELP Commends Relief for Workers in Coronavirus Package, Calls for More to Be Done

NELP commends the workers, advocates, and legislators who secured this support, and we call for more to be done.

News Releases | March 24, 2020

On Senator Bennet’s Unemployment Insurance Reform Legislation

Unemployment insurance must be strengthened to help all workers who have suffered job loss.

Blog | March 23, 2020

Unemployment Insurance Was Crucial to Workers and the Economy in the Last Recession

Twelve years have passed since the onset of what we call the Great Recession. Now, as the effects of the(…)

News Releases | March 19, 2020

On Today’s Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Report

The surge in new UI claims is a prelude to the tsunami expected in coming weeks.

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