(CBS DETROIT) – 840,000 jobless claims were filed last week according to the Labor Department.
This comes after President Donald Trump reversed a decision to halt negotiations on a new stimulus bill.READ MORE: Woman Who Shot At Police Killed By Cop At Juneteenth Event
In Michigan, nearly 16,000 unemployment claims were filed last week.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
This comes as state unemployment benefits are under review amid Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s emergency powers being stripped.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 327 New COVID-19 Cases, 35 Deaths
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