The state says Michigan’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained steady at 8.4 percent in the latest month as the size of the workforce and the number of people employed both grew.
The rate was 8.8 percent in March and 8.5 percent in April 2012.
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.
It’s that time of year again. With graduation approaching thousands of Michigan teens will be seeking a summer job.
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.
Michigan residents will no longer be able to receive some federally-funded benefits because the state’s unemployment rate has fallen below nine percent.
A Michigan judge has ruled that medical marijuana users who follow the state’s medical marijuana law may collect unemployment benefits.
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.
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The employment picture has improved across most of Michigan while worsening in metro Detroit.