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Michigan Jobless Rate Down 0.4 Points To 6.3 Percent

“The continuing drop in Michigan’s unemployment rate is both an affirmation and a call to action,” Gov. Rick Snyder said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2015


Snyder Plans Shakeup To Help Poor, Urges Tax Hike For Roads

Gov. Rick Snyder announced plans Tuesday to “dramatically” restructure state government to help the poor enter society’s mainstream …

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2015


Michigan Regional Unemployment Rates For November

The numbers are out for Michigan’s major labor market areas … seasonally unadjusted jobless rates for October and November.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2014

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Michigan Unemployment Rate Lowest In 8 Years

Michigan added 11,000 new jobs in November.


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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


2 Community Colleges In Michigan Get $5 million

Linking job training to industry demand is key to the administration’s strategy to improve wages and reduce unemployment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2014

Michigan Joblessness Drops 0.4 Points To 8.4 Percent

The state Department of Technology, Management & Budget announced the December job figure Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2014


Jobless Rates Fall Across Much Of Michigan In November

Unemployment figures have dropped in most of Michigan’s regional labor markets, but have risen up north.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2014

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“Hire Detroit” Campaign To Tackle City’s Unemployment

2014 may be a good year for thousands of Detroiters looking for work… as the city rolls out a plan to help 25,000 residents find work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

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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