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NELP releases scathing report on Florida unemployment

On September 22nd, the National Employment Law Project released a report about a rapid decline in unemployment claims in Florida. In 2011, Florida enacted a series of restrictions on claim filing and in 2013 launched a new claims-filing system called CONNECT. 573 more words

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Missouri cuts its unemployment eligibility

Statement from Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, on the Missouri legislature’s actions to prohibit local minimum wage increases and further slash unemployment insurance in today’s veto session. 525 more words

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Vijay Kelkar comm. on OIL sector / NELP / OALP


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AARP Public Policy Institute report on unemployment and care-giving

From Rick McHugh, Staff Attorney at the National Employment Law Project:

A newly-released report show that individuals who lose jobs due to circumstances related to care-giving responsibilities for a spouse or family member are not likely to receive unemployment insurance benefits.

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Unemployment benefits going down the same path as workers compensation

In light of the recent news about states dismantling their workers compensation programs, Rick McHugh from NELP describes how unemployment provides a similarly vital safety net and how states have been reducing unemployment benefits as well. 665 more words

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NELP update on unemployment insurance

George Wentworth from the National Employment Law Project has the following update on unemployment insurance.

Unemployment insurance was big news during the Great Recession. At its peak, more than 15 million Americans were out of work, and over 45 percent of them still couldn’t find a job after six months of looking.

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Report: Manufacturing jobs no longer a gateway to the middle class

There was a time not long ago when manufacturing jobs were the gateway to the middle class for millions of American workers.

That’s no longer the case, according to a new report from the… 636 more words