(CBS DETROIT) – Hospitality workers in Michigan began receiving payments from the state’s employee assistance grant program.
Nearly 56,000 hotel and restaurant workers received payments of nearly $800.READ MORE: AG Nessel Warns Michiganders Of Scams Following Recent Storm Damage
Employees who lost wages or their jobs during the pandemic were able to apply for the grant in January.READ MORE: Eviction Moratorium Update: With CDC Extension Unlikely, What Will Happen To Renters?
The program was a part of a $45 million bipartisan deal signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer last December.MORE NEWS: T-Shirts Designed By Industry Club Youth Available As Free Gift At Select Downtown Detroit Stores
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