News Releases | April 27, 2020

Virginia First State to Enact New Work-Sharing Law During Pandemic to Help Employers Avoid Layoffs

Work-sharing is a proven tool to help workers and employers weather economic downturns.

News Releases | April 21, 2020

Report: Today’s Unemployment Insurance Crisis and How We Got Here

States choosing to reduce access and cut benefits led to current dysfunction.

Videos | April 17, 2020

Webinar: COVID-19 Resources for Unemployed and Frontline Workers

The latest information regarding unemployment insurance, federal legislation, and what it means for workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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