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LEO Launches Digital Hub to Help Michigan Workers Displaced by COVID-19...

LEO Launches Digital Hub to Help Michigan Workers Displaced by COVID-19 Crisis Boost Skills July 28, 2020
LANSING, MICH. The Coronavirus crisis has created record unemployment across the country and a complicated employment landscape in Michigan. Now more than ever, Michigan workers who possess advanced skills will be better positioned to get and keep higher-paying and more stable jobs. To that end, the Michigan Department of Labor...

Michigan UIA Update: $600 Weekly Federal Benefit Ended July 25, 2020

Michigan UIA Update: $600 Weekly Federal Benefit Ended July 25, 2020
LANSING, MICH. The Unemployment Insurance Agency today provided information to Michigan workers on the expiration of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC) program, which has been providing an additional $600 benefit each week to those receiving unemployment benefits. Michigan’s weekly unemployment benefit of up to $362 will continue for those...

Benefits Paid to 97% of Eligible Workers as Michigan UIA Continues...

Benefits Paid to 97% of Eligible Workers as Michigan UIA Continues to Eliminate Backlog July 6, 2020
LANSING, MICH. Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency has met its goal to make a determination on all currently eligible, certifying unpaid claims that were filed before May 1. The agency will continue to clear out its remaining backlog and make a determination on all unpaid claims filed prior to June 1...

Michigan UIA Adds to Leadership Team to Enhance Services, Prevent Imposter...

Michigan UIA Adds to Leadership Team to Enhance Services, Prevent Imposter Fraud June 30, 2020
LANSING, MICH. As Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency continues to process a record number of claims, today it announced additions to its leadership team adding capacity to improve customer service, data analytics, fraud, and systems. Jeffrey Frost has been appointed as a Special Fraud Advisor to the Department of Labor and...

Retail Down in February Because of Weather

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – While the head of the Michigan Retailers Association points to economic factors for a decline in...

State of Michigan Not Outsourcing Services in Department of Corrections

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State of Michigan will not be outsourcing food, health and mental health services in the...

Benishek Being Criticized for Fiscal Cliff Vote

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek is drawing criticism for his support of the Fiscal Cliff legislation negotiated...

Unemployment Rates in Michigan Fall for September

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates fell in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in September.According...

Michigan September Unemployment Fifth Highest

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Though Michigan saw its unemployment rate fall in September for the first time since April, it...

A Look At Local Races and Guests Dan Benishek and Robert...

June 2 2012-Listen To The 60 Minute ShowAudioToday's show was a look at local races as well as guests U.S. Representative Dan Benishek and...