News Releases | January 22, 2021

NELP Commends President Biden’s Swift Actions to Improve Government Contracted Jobs with $15 Minimum Wage Executive Order and Repeal of Ban on Anti-Bias Training

The new administration’s swift actions are desperately necessary, and are evidence of the immense power of movements led by Black(…)

News Releases | January 15, 2021

NELP on the Biden COVID-19 Relief Plan

We call on Congress to pass this proposal into law to bring stability into our communities, aid our health, and(…)

Blog | December 22, 2020

What Unemployment Benefits Are in the COVID Short-Term Partial Relief Bill? 

Congress finally passed a short-term relief bill after jobless workers had demanded UI extensions for months.

News Releases | December 21, 2020

On Congress’s Compromise COVID Relief Deal

News Releases | December 21, 2020

On Congress’s Compromise COVID Relief Deal

The deal provides temporary unemployment relief for millions but falls far short of the just recovery we need and demand.

Blog | December 10, 2020

What Should You Expect in the Coming Weeks If You Are Unemployed?

This is a truly frightening time for the many millions of people across the country who are unemployed. Here is(…)

Blog | October 23, 2020

Unemployment Payments Are Running Out for Millions, Even as Long-Term Unemployment Surges

An acute crisis looms as the number of long-term unemployed workers—people out of work for 26 weeks or longer—is ballooning.

News Releases | October 5, 2020

Unemployment Systems Floundering Without Worker-Centered Design

Report Offers Recommendations for How States Can Successfully Modernize Technology  

News Releases | September 28, 2020

On the House COVID Relief Bill Providing Aid to Unemployed Workers and Ensuring Workplace Safety Protections

It’s time to pass a COVID relief bill that rises to the seriousness of this crisis.

News Releases | September 24, 2020

#SAVETHE600 Coalition and Unemployed Workers Call on Congress to Immediately Address the Crisis Millions of Unemployed People Are Now Facing

Following is a statement from the #SAVETHE600 Coalition: There should be no greater priority for our nation’s elected officials than(…)

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