Michigan's Minimum Wage Increasing By 22 Cents To $9.87 On Jan. 1, 2022State law requires annual increases in the wage until it reaches over $12.
Audit Shows Michigan Unemployment Agency Overpaid $3.9 BillionErrors in the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency Office led to $3.9 billion in overpayments during the processing of 5.4 million unemployment claims amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a state audit released Thursday.
Michigan Unemployment Is Revised Higher, Above US RateThe federal government on Nov. 17 corrected Michigan's unemployment rate upward by 1.7 percentage points, above the U.S. average, citing an outlier in statistical modeling last winter — amid sharp job swings during the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Michigan Contractor Gets 5 Years For Unemployment Insurance FraudA former contractor for the state of Michigan has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for helping orchestrate a $3.8 million fraud scheme involving money intended to help unemployed people during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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Unemployment Rises Across US and In Michigan965,00 people filed for unemployment benefits last week, according to the labor department.