Unemployment Exemption Gone From Medicaid BillThe sponsor of proposed Medicaid work requirements said Monday that lawmakers are removing a provision to exempt recipients who live in Michigan counties with high unemployment, saying it would have been too difficult to administer and denying allegations of racism.
Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Michigan Lawmakers Set Oversight Hearings On Unemployment Fraud MessMichigan lawmakers are planning more oversight hearings to investigate how thousands of people receiving unemployment benefits were wrongly accused of fraud.
Michigan Unemployment Rate Dips To 4.5 Percent In JulyMichigan's jobless rate dipped to 4.5 percent in July, a slight drop from the previous month and lowest in 15 years.
Michigan's Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged In AprilMichigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 4.8 percent remained the same in April as it was the previous month.
Unemployment Rates Rise In 13 Of 17 Major Michigan Labor MarketsThe biggest increases were in the Flint, Monroe, and Detroit-Warren-Dearborn metropolitan areas.
Michigan Joblessness Ties US Rate For 1st Time In 15 Years Michigan's unemployment rate has fallen again, pulling even with the national rate for the first time in 15 years, the state announced Wednesday.
Michigan Unadjusted Joblessness Little Changed, 5.7 PercentThe department says March's regional unemployment rates ranged from a low of 3.5 percent in the Ann Arbor area to a high of 10 percent in the northeastern Lower Peninsula.
Lawsuit: Michigan Wrongly Charging Unemployment Aid ApplicantsThe suit says Michigan's "robo-adjudication system" violates applicants' constitutional rights.
Michigan Unemployment Falls 0.4 Percent To 13-Year Low"We should be proud that our hard work in reinventing Michigan is showing results," Gov. Snyder said.
Michigan's Unemployment Rate Is Back On The RiseDespite the increase, unemployment does remain down from a year ago.
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.

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