Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Century Foundation Report: Speeding the Recovery of Unemployment Insurance
Unemployment insurance (UI) is America's first responder to economic distress.
But according to Speeding the Recovery of Unemployment Insurance, a new report by TCF senior fellow Andrew Stettner, our current UI system is facing a funding crisis that has made the safety net weaker than any time in its history.
In the report, Stettner outlines a pathway to solvency, explaining how policies like employee financing could allow states to work towards forward funding and halt the erosion of a lifeline on which millions of Americans depend—before the next recession hits. . .