Union Leaders Oppose New Worker Benefit LawsNew unemployment benefit measures that have been signed into law on Monday by Gov. Rick Snyder are raising the ire of local unions.
Michigan Lawmakers OK Jobless Benefits ChangesThe Republican-led Michigan Legislature on Wednesday approved legislation aimed at stabilizing the state's unemployment benefits fund, including a bill that could make it tougher for some to get and keep jobless benefits.
Michigan Senate Bans Domestic Partner BenefitsRepublicans who control the Michigan Senate have approved bills aimed at blocking the offering of taxpayer-paid health insurance to domestic partners living with some public employees.
House Panel Approves Retiree Benefit ChangesLegislation aimed at reining in retiree benefit costs for Michigan state workers was approved Thursday by the Republican-led House Appropriations Committee.
No More Paper Checks For Federal BenefitsThe federal government will begin making all benefits payments either directly to a bank or credit union account or to a special debit card.
Michigan Senate Votes To Limit Lawmaker BenefitsMichigan lawmakers continue to vote on differing proposals to eliminate retiree health care coverage for future and some current members of the state Legislature.
Ficano Concerned About Those Soon Without State AidAs Michigan sends out notices to thousands of people about ending their welfare soon, WWJ's Pat Sweeting spoke with Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, asking him if he is concerned.
State Lets Some Families Know Aid Is Running OutMichigan has begun notifying some families receiving welfare benefits that their federal assistance is running out.
Michigan Senate Votes To Limit Welfare BenefitsA measure that would cut off Michigan welfare recipients is on its way to the governor's desk.
Some Michigan Unemployed Face Benefits ExpirationAn estimated 35,000 Michigan residents could lose their extended unemployment benefits early next month unless the state Legislature changes criteria related to the assistance.
Extended Unemployment Benefits On The LineThe U.S. Department of Labor has some bad news for 35,000 jobless people in Michigan.
Grand Rapids Mayor: Municipal Benefits UnsustainableThe mayor of Grand Rapids says the city can't afford to continue paying municipal workers their current level of benefits indefinitely.
Soon, Your Social Security Check Will NOT Be In The MailBefore too long, the check will no longer be in the mail.
New Tax Law To Help Thousands, But Not All JoblessThe new law restores, for 13 more months, the 99-week maximum. But it provides no further benefits to people who have reached the limit in their state.
Congress Approves Tax Cuts, Renews Jobless Benefits Congress sent President Barack Obama sweeping, bipartisan legislation to avoid a Jan. 1 spike in income taxes for millions and renew jobless benefits for victims of the worst recession in 80 years.