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06/24/2021 | Raising the Bar for Workers and Families, Unemployed Action

Reforming Unemployment Insurance

Stabilizing a system in crisis and laying the foundation for equity

    The unemployment insurance (UI) system is a cornerstone of our economic infrastructure. It supports working people who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own with cash benefits while steadying the economy during crises. Unfortunately, the current federal–state UI system, financed by state and federal taxes, is crumbling. In this report, we outline what the problem is—and how to fix it. Read the report to learn more →