(CBS DETROIT) – New unemployment claims in Michigan fell to over 30,000 last week according to the Labor Department.
This is compared to 31,000 jobless claims two weeks ago.READ MORE: Michigan Announces $1.5 Million Tuition Giveaway, 100 Children To Receive $15,000
The figures are nearly double what they were in March.READ MORE: AAA Offers 'Tow To Go' Program During Memorial Day Weekend
Michigan’s labor department says the increase of applicants is due to those who want to renew their federal or state benefits for the 2021 year.MORE NEWS: Holiday Travel And Gas: What To Expect At The Pump
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