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.
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.
Authorities say Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage points in the latest month to 9.1 percent.
State officials are asking a judge to reconsider a decision granting unemployment benefits to a former assistant attorney general who was fired after hounding a gay student leader at the University of Michigan.
The plight of American service men and women coming home from tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq to bleak job prospects has taken a turn for the better through a training program DTE Energy helped create.