Unemployment Benefits: $300 Weekly Payments Begin For Unemployed Michigan WorkersThe extra benefit will be paid weekly until the week of March 13.
Michigan Legislature OKs Unemployment, Legal Liability BillsMichigan's Legislature early Wednesday passed a bill to keep intact longer-lasting unemployment benefits during the coronavirus pandemic after the state Supreme Court declared unconstitutional a law that was the basis for now-negated orders issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Coronavirus Michigan Impact: Some Jobless Benefits ExtendedSome Michiganders won't have to worry about how they'll afford to feed their families or keep the lights on. That's due to new action from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday. She signed two new executive orders in response to COVID-19, a disease caused by a new coronavirus. One will temporarily expand eligibility for unemployment benefits due to the appearance of COVID-19. The other order temporarily closes a multitude of public places and limits restaurants to carry-out and delivery orders in response to COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Michigan: Whitmer Expands Unemployment Benefits For Michigan WorkersGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order to temporarily expand eligibility for unemployment benefits.
Lawsuit Seeks Millions From State For Illegally Seizing Tax Refunds"This is a high-tech nightmare scenario which has already resulted in tens of millions of dollars in tax refunds being improperly seized from thousands of people who’ve done nothing wrong or illegal," says Lord.
Lawsuit: Michigan Wrongly Charging Unemployment Aid ApplicantsThe suit says Michigan's "robo-adjudication system" violates applicants' constitutional rights.
Airport Worker Fired For Helping Traveler Loses Unemployment BenefitsThe Michigan Supreme Court says an airport security guard fired for using a computer to help a traveler can't collect unemployment benefits.
Mich. Senate Votes To End Unemployment Checks To Drug UsersThe Republican-led Senate voted 28-10 to disqualify people from receiving jobless benefits if they fail a drug test required by a prospective employer.
Federally-Funded Unemployment Benefits ReducedMichigan residents will no longer be able to receive some federally-funded benefits because the state's unemployment rate has fallen below nine percent.
8 Indicted After Identity Theft, Unemployment Benefits Scam Busted Eight individuals were indicted by a federal grand jury in Detroit on charges relating to identity theft, United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade announced Friday.
Unemployed Workers Get Chance To Voice Complaints About SystemSEIU New Solutions is hosting a speak-out event on Wednesday, June 27, to allow unemployed workers and their advocates to voice their concerns over the pitfalls and inefficiencies of Michigan’s unemployment system.
'Customer Service Saturday' Offers Extra-Hours Unemployment HelpExtended unemployment benefits are ending Saturday for many in Michigan and the state's unemployment agency is offering people help.
Jobless Benefits Can Be Requested During HolidaysState offices will be closed the next two Fridays and Mondays for the Christmas and New Year's holidays, but jobless applicants can still apply for unemployment benefits online.
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.
Genesee County: 50 Get Unemployment Benefits On The JobAn audit by Genesee County officials has found that more than 50 government employees have collected about $30,000 in unemployment benefits while still on the job.