unemployment benefits

Impact Of Looming Gov’t Shutdown

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?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2011

Extended Unemployment Benefits Will Continue

About 35,000 Michigan residents will continue receiving extended unemployment benefits, under legislation signed Monday by Governor Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2011

Cuts To Unemployment Benefits Getting Reaction

People who lose their jobs in early 2012 will see their unemployment benefits shrink.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2011

Thousands Losing Jobless Benefits In Michigan

On the same day we get Michigan’s latest jobless report, there’s some new information on the number of people who have already lost – as well as those who are about to lose – their […]


Mich. Unemployment Benefits Restored

The state says federal unemployment benefits have been restored to about 69,500 people in Michigan who were cut off in July.


House Approves Jobless Benefits Extention

Congress has approved legislation to restore unemployment insurance to people who have been out of work for six months or more, ending weeks of interruption for millions of people.


Michigan’s Unemployed Anticipate Extension

Tens of thousands of Michigan’s unemployed are hoping to hear some good news from Washington, where the House and Senate are expected to extend the unemployment benefits after letting them run out last month.