US Jobless Claims Fall To 684,000, Fewest Since PandemicThe number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 684,000, the fewest since the pandemic erupted a year ago and a sign that the economy is improving.
Senate Targets Virus Restrictions; OKs Jobless, Water BillsSenate Republicans voted to limit the length of coronavirus restrictions issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration, unless they were extended by the GOP-controlled Legislature.
Virus Sends Unemployment Claims Up For First Time Since March"The labor market remains in a precarious place as COVID-19 cases surge in some parts of the country and fresh lockdown measures are adopted in response."
Michigan's Unemployment Rate Steady At 8.4%The state says Michigan's seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained steady at 8.4 percent in the latest month as the size of the workforce and the number of people employed both grew.
Buried In Debt: Man Sells Flags And Dispenses American HistoryA Detroit man is among the many Michigan residents who are reinventing themselves due to the troubled economy.
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.
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.
Snyder Vague As Jobless Benefits End
Thousands Hoping Jobless Benefits Are ExtendedUnemployment benefits help drive the economy because the jobless tend to spend every dollar they get, pumping cash into businesses.
Cut-off Of Jobless Aid Would Lower Economic Growth
Jobless Benefits Ending For Thousands In Michigan
Thousands Losing Jobless Benefits In Michigan
Jobless Benefit Extension Expected To Pass Today
Senate Democrats Set To Restore Jobless Benefits