Monday, November 2, 2009

How Does Unemployment Insurance Work?

On the next Your Call, we'll have a conversation about Unemployment Insurance benefits. With unemployment in California at its highest rate since 1940, lots more people are learning how the system works and where it falls short. What can we learn from the way other states and countries handle unemployment insurance?

You can join us live at 11 or email us at If you're grappling with the current system, what do you think needs to change? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Maurice Emsellem, the National Employment Law Project's (NELP) Policy Director

Olga Pierce, a Fellow at ProPublica

Click to Listen: How Does Unemployment Insurance Work?