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Fired For Using Medical Marijuana? You Can Still Get Jobless Benefits, Court Rules

The Michigan appeals court says workers can qualify for unemployment pay if they’re fired for using medical marijuana.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2014

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


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

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Federally-Funded Unemployment Benefits Reduced

Michigan residents will no longer be able to receive some federally-funded benefits because the state’s unemployment rate has fallen below nine percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

Jobless Benefits OK For Medical Marijuana Users

A Michigan judge has ruled that medical marijuana users who follow the state’s medical marijuana law may collect unemployment benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

‘Customer Service Saturday’ Offers Extra-Hours Unemployment Help

Extended unemployment benefits are ending Saturday for many in Michigan and the state’s unemployment agency is offering people help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012

Feds Cut Unemployment Benefits As Michigan Jobless Rate Declines

Michigan reduced unemployment from 26 to 20 weeks this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2012

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Jobless Benefits Can Be Requested During Holidays

State offices will be closed the next two Fridays and Mondays for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, but jobless applicants can still apply for unemployment benefits online.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2011

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Michigan Lawmakers OK Jobless Benefits Changes

The Republican-led Michigan Legislature on Wednesday approved legislation aimed at stabilizing the state’s unemployment benefits fund, including a bill that could make it tougher for some to get and keep jobless benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

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Genesee County: 50 Get Unemployment Benefits On The Job

An audit by Genesee County officials has found that more than 50 government employees have collected about $30,000 in unemployment benefits while still on the job.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2011