(CBS DETROIT) – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce wants the government to immediately stop paying an extra $300 in unemployment benefits.
The business lobby says the extra money is giving some people less incentive to look for work.READ MORE: Michigan Announces $1.5 Million Tuition Giveaway, 100 Children To Receive $15,000
It also says about one in four people are taking home more in unemployment pay than what they earned while employed.READ MORE: AAA Offers 'Tow To Go' Program During Memorial Day Weekend
Critics argue this is also proof the minimum wage needs to be increased.MORE NEWS: Holiday Travel And Gas: What To Expect At The Pump
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