Providing Income to Unemployed Workers Federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance—enacted by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act—helped people unable to work due to the pandemic. This included self-employed workers, those seeking part-time employment, or people who otherwise wouldn’t qualify for regular unemployment benefits.…
Millions of workers have jobs with low pay, shifting schedules, few if any benefits, and limited opportunities for advancement. The COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis made the struggles of low wage work even harder.
This fact sheet details the harm that unpredictable and unstable scheduling has on workers' wellbeing and economic stability as well as how the Schedules That Work Act will ensure working people greater certainty about their schedules and income b
This fact sheet provides an overview of the key barriers workers with volatile schedules may face when seeking UI benefits. It summarizes recommendations for policy changes to address these gaps in the safety net.
Employers rely on their employees to keep their businesses running. However, workers can only do that when they have quality jobs, which include (among other features) stable, predictable, and flexible schedules.
This brief overviews scheduling practices in Washington D.C. and emphasizes that it’s time for D.C. to add fair scheduling practices to its suite of basic labor protections, making the District a decent place to work and great place to do business.