Blog | July 14, 2020

State and Local Policymakers Must Step Up to Ensure COVID Worker Protections

13 states have adopted COVID-19 worker safety protections so far.

Blog | June 23, 2020

Labor Secretary Scalia Wrongly Rejects Federal Role in Enforcing Unemployment Rights of Workers Who Refuse Unsafe Work

This commentary was cross-published on the ACS Expert Forum Blog Background The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the structural challenges(…)

Blog | April 27, 2020

Unemployment benefit amounts must be high enough to sustain workers in this crisis

Unemployment insurance (UI) is a program designed to keep workers connected to the workforce. It is an earned benefit that(…)

Blog | April 8, 2020

How To Improve the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Application Process

The federal Worker Training and Retraining Notice (WARN) Act, or state level WARN acts could help streamline UI.

Blog | April 8, 2020

Grocery Store Workers Need Frontline Protections

Grocery workers are being infected, and some are dying, because of lax protections.

Blog | April 1, 2020

Worker Health Is Public Health

Blog | April 1, 2020

Worker Health Is Public Health

The federal government is failing to ensure the safety and health of front line workers.

Blog | March 24, 2020

We Need a Czar to Protect Health Care Workers

This administration needs to immediately focus the nation’s resources on keeping our health care workers and first responders safe.

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