Michigan House Panel Criticizes State Unemployment AgencyRepublicans in the Michigan House Oversight committee criticized the state's UIA acting director on Sept. 9, asking her to address how the agency has failed residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Michigan Residents Who Received Coronavirus-Related Unemployment Aid Must ReapplyMore than 600,000 Michigan residents who received pandemic-related unemployment aid are being told to update their accounts after the state learned that some reasons for eligibility approved months ago were wrong.
Whitmer: Reinstate Incentive So Companies Can Hire WorkersGov. Gretchen Whitmer asked Michigan lawmakers to reinstate certain employers' ability to hire new workers who, while working, would still get a $300-a-week unemployment benefit into early September.
Michigan To Restore Work-Search Rule, Keep $300 SupplementMichigan will reinstate a requirement that people receiving unemployment benefits show they are actively searching for work, effective May 30, but has no plan to end a $300 weekly federal supplement going to 816,000 jobless residents.
Chamber Of Commerce Asks To End Extra Unemployment BenefitsThe U.S. Chamber of Commerce wants the government to immediately stop paying an extra $300 in unemployment benefits.
Unemployment In Michigan: 30,816 New Jobless Claims Filed Last WeekNew unemployment claims in Michigan fell to over 30,000 last week according to the Labor Department.
Michigan Sees An Increase In New Unemployment ClaimsAfter months of declining unemployment rates, Michigan sees an increase in new claims.
Michigan’s Extended Benefits To End This Week After Jobless Rate Falls To 5.1%Michigan's extended unemployment benefits will end this week.
Unemployment Benefits: 16,679 File Jobless Claims In Michigan Last Week, Says Labor Dept.A weekly snapshot of the labor market shows companies continue to lose jobs.
Why Getting Vaccinated Isn’t Just About Covid-19 – The Other Pandemic Left By Unemployment, Addiction And IsolationWhy Getting Vaccinated Isn’t Just About Covid-19 – The Other Pandemic Left By Unemployment, Addiction And Isolation
Unemployment Rises Across US and In Michigan965,00 people filed for unemployment benefits last week, according to the labor department.
Federal Unemployment Benefits DelayedMetro-Detroit community organizations are stepping in to help families hit hard by the pandemic. But those providing services are being stretch due to the overwhelming need largely caused by unemployment.
Stimulus Package Update: Plan Should 'Give As Generous Aid To Local Governments As Possible,' Economist SaysThe proposed $908 billion coronavirus relief package is gaining traction in Congress. But will it be enough, and will it come in time?
New Unemployment Head Balances Paying Claims, Stopping FraudMichigan's acting unemployment director told lawmakers Wednesday her office is trying to balance between quickly paying benefits to jobless workers and preventing fraud, saying impostor claims are rampant in a backlog of 90,000-plus cases.
Unemployment Update: New Michigan Jobless Claims Down SlightlyUnemployment claims in Michigan are declining slowly over the course of the ongoing pandemic.