Retirement Security • Social Security • Unemployment Insurance • Worker Training
Michele Evermore joined NELP in 2018 as a senior policy analyst for social insurance.
She has worked to promote worker power as a legislative advocate for labor unions, including the Service Employees International Union District 1199 New England and National Nurses United. She also worked for the Obama Department of Labor to advance sound benefits policy, employment policy for people with disabilities, and equal pay for equal work. Prior to that, she worked in Congress for a decade, primarily for Senator Tom Harkin and also for the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. In those roles, she worked to advance worker protections, organizing rights, and improving retirement security in a variety of private pension plan designs, as well as Social Security.
M.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
B.A., Iowa State University