(CBS Detroit) – 965,00 people filed for unemployment benefits last week, according to the labor department.
That’s up from the prior week and much worse than expected.READ MORE: Karen Carter, and Others Metro Detroiters Chipped In To Help Salvation Army’s Bed and Bread Radiothon
In Michigan, more than 23,000 filed for jobless benefits last week.READ MORE: Granholm Confirmed By Senate To Be Next Energy Secretary
Another 284,000 applied nationwide for pandemic unemployment assistance bringing the total number of people seeking federal help to nearly 1.25 million.MORE NEWS: South Haven And Other Michigan Beaches Look To Hire Lifeguards To Stop Accidental Drownings
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