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62 Pickle Makers Pay $960K For Jobless Aid Fraud

The state says 62 former workers at a Vlasic pickle factory have pleaded guilty and will make $960,000 in restitution for fraudulently collecting unemployment benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

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Outlook Brighter For Teens Seeking Jobs This Summer

It’s that time of year again. With graduation approaching thousands of Michigan teens will be seeking a summer job.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

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Michigan Jobless Rate Falls A Fraction

Michigan’s unemployment rate fell 0.3 percentage points to 8.5 percent last month, as the number of people working rose while the number of jobless people shrank.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

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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

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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

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Report: More Michigan Children Living In Poverty

The number of Michigan children living in poverty soared to more than a half-million by 2011 as many families in the state continue to face low wages, unemployment and cuts in social programs, according to a new report released Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

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Getting The Unemployed Back To Work: A 60 Minutes Special Report

Is long-term unemployment a hinderance to finding a job?

01/28/2013

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Joblessness Down Around Mich., Up In Detroit Area

The employment picture has improved across most of Michigan while worsening in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2012

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Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

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Michigan Jobless Rate Drops 0.2 Points To 9.1%

Authorities say Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage points in the latest month to 9.1 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2012

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