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Lawsuit: Michigan Wrongly Charging Unemployment Aid Applicants

The suit says Michigan’s “robo-adjudication system” violates applicants’ constitutional rights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2015

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Airport Worker Fired For Helping Traveler Loses Unemployment Benefits

The Michigan Supreme Court says an airport security guard fired for using a computer to help a traveler can’t collect unemployment benefits.

CBS Detroit–02/06/2015

Mich. Senate Votes To End Unemployment Checks To Drug Users

The Republican-led Senate voted 28-10 to disqualify people from receiving jobless benefits if they fail a drug test required by a prospective employer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

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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

8 Indicted After Identity Theft, Unemployment Benefits Scam Busted

Eight individuals were indicted by a federal grand jury in Detroit on charges relating to identity theft, United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade announced Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2012

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Unemployed Workers Get Chance To Voice Complaints About System

SEIU New Solutions is hosting a speak-out event on Wednesday, June 27, to allow unemployed workers and their advocates to voice their concerns over the pitfalls and inefficiencies of Michigan’s unemployment system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

‘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

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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