(CBS DETROIT) – Michigan’s extended unemployment benefits will end this week.
This comes after the state says its unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in March.READ MORE: Monroe County Sheriff's Office Increases Police Presence At Schools After Shooting In Texas
The state unemployment rate must be at least 6.5 percent for three consecutive months for the federal benefits to remain.READ MORE: Court Interested In Dispute Over Michigan 1931 Abortion Ban
This comes as the labor department marks the lowest level of jobless claims since the week ending on March 14, 2020.MORE NEWS: Woman From Oakland County Wins $100K Playing Online Michigan Lottery Instant Game
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