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Blog | February 24, 2016

Long-Term Jobless and UI Financing Budget Provisions Deserve Full Consideration

Reforms in the president’s 2017 budget would prepare our unemployment insurance system for the next recession.

Blog | February 17, 2016

President’s Budget Offers Robust Agenda for State Unemployment Insurance Reforms

The Obama administration’s proposed 2017 budget contains a wide range of unemployment insurance (UI) proposals. If adopted, they would take(…)

Blog | February 10, 2016

Is Wage Insurance a Worthwhile Option for Displaced Workers?

It’s an open question whether the president’s wage insurance proposal should be a top safety-net priority in 2016.

Blog | February 9, 2016

Share of Unemployed Receiving Jobless Aid Remained at Record Low in 2015

The majority of jobless workers in the United States don’t receive unemployment benefits.

News Releases | January 16, 2016

On President Obama’s Proposed Unemployment Insurance Program

NELP supports the president’s proposals to ensure that more workers qualify for and receive jobless aid.

Blog | December 11, 2015

Victory, Finally, for Unemployed Seniors in Illinois

There was never a valid policy justification for the Social Security offset.

Videos | November 10, 2015

Turning the Tide for 2016: Unemployment Insurance Eligibility Expansions that Support Working Families

This webinar introduces NELP’s newly-released Unemployment Insurance Policy Advocate’s Toolkit.

Blog | October 23, 2015

New NELP Resources for Unemployment Insurance Advocates

The latest edition of NELP’s Unemployment Insurance Policy Advocate’s Toolkit is out now.

News Releases | October 7, 2015

NELP Applauds Labor Department Directive on States’ Responsibilities to Ensure Access to Jobless Aid

Web-based application systems and use of new technologies must not create barriers to access.

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