Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment Insurance

Apr 6, 2016 | Fact Sheet | CLASP

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.

Aug 4, 2015 | Report/Brief | CLASP

The Unemployment Insurance system has not caught up with the realities of today’s labor market and often fails workers with volatile schedules when they are most in need. With the changes advocated here, we can bring UI programs more into sync with the realities of workers experiencing volatile scheduling.