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Commentary | October 1, 2015

SunSentinel: Why Does Florida Treat Unemployed Workers So Badly?

Via: SunSentinel

Unemployed Floridians deserve a program that is fair and accessible, write George Wentworth and Cindy Huddleston.

News Releases | September 22, 2015

Report: Florida’s Unemployment Insurance Program Shuts Out Jobless

Only 1 in 8 unemployed Floridians receives jobless aid—lowest rate in the nation.

News Releases | September 17, 2015

On Missouri Legislature’s Veto Overrides Blocking Local Minimum Wage Laws and Slashing Jobless Aid

The Missouri legislature’s moves against workers are appalling.

Press Clips | September 4, 2015

CBS: Why So Many Americans Aren’t Looking for Work

Via: CBS

Despite recent job gains, the national labor force participation rate in August remained stuck near historic lows at 62.6%.

Blog | August 14, 2015

Happy Birthday Unemployment Insurance! Moving from Surviving to Thriving

Let’s celebrate this vital social insurance program while striving to improve it for today’s changing workforce.

News Releases | August 4, 2015

Report: Unemployment Insurance Failing Workers with Volatile Schedules

State unemployment programs have not caught up with the realities faced by workers today.

News Releases | May 21, 2015

On Release of GAO Study Detailing State Cuts in Unemployment Insurance

A new report details harmful state cuts to unemployment insurance programs since 2011.

Blog | May 13, 2015

New Alabama Unemployment Insurance Law Makes Part-Time Work Pay

The new law helps ensure claimants are not financially penalized when they choose to work.

Commentary | May 7, 2015

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Sustain Missouri Governor’s Veto of Harmful Unemployment Insurance Cuts

Via: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Life is tough enough for unemployed workers and their families; it’s time to stop piling on.

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