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.
Michigan residents will no longer be able to receive some federally-funded benefits because the state’s unemployment rate has fallen below nine percent.
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.
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.
Extended unemployment benefits are ending Saturday for many in Michigan and the state’s unemployment agency is offering people help.
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.
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.
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.
If Congress and the White House fail to reach agreement on the budget and the government shuts down on Friday, how will Michiganders and others be impacted?
About 35,000 Michigan residents will continue receiving extended unemployment benefits, under legislation signed Monday by Governor Snyder.