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Snyder Signs Law To End Jobless Aid To Drug Users

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a law Tuesday denying unemployment benefits to job seekers who fail company drug tests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2013

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House OKs Nixing Jobless Benefits For Drug Users

Recipients would also be cut off if they refuse to take a drug test.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2013

Mich. Senator Wants Random Drug Tests For Elected Officials

A local state senator says if Michigan wants to test welfare recipients for drug and alcohol abuse, it should do the same for elected officials.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2013

Michigan House OKs Drug Tests For Welfare Recipients

Supporters say the measure is designed to break the cycle of poverty by helping drug users find treatment. But opponents say it’s all just a punitive attack on low income individuals who rely on state assistance to get by.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

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Lawmakers Back Changes To Welfare Benefits

Some low-income Michigan families would have to pass drug tests and make sure their children don’t miss too many days of school in order to qualify for welfare benefits, under legislation being considered by the state Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Bill Requires Drug Tests For Welfare Recipients

Michigan lawmakers are planning to consider a bill that would require welfare applicants and recipients to pass drug tests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

Health System To Screen Job Seekers For Nicotine

Flint-based McLaren Health Care has instituted a no-nicotine policy for all job applicants, testing them for tobacco use as part of the drug screening process.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

Michigan Welfare Drug Testing Proposal Debated

In Michigan, a bill that would require a clean drug test as a condition of cash assistance eligibility is pending in the state House. The measure does not specify suspicion-based testing and appears to be broader, potentially applying to all applicants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2012

Drug Tests Proposed For Mich. Welfare Recipients

A Michigan lawmaker wants to link welfare benefits to a clean drug test.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

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Arbitrator: Man With Shy Bladder Wrongly Fired

An arbitrator has ordered a fired state of Michigan employee back on the job, months after he was dismissed for failing to provide urine for a drug test.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2011

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