Michigan’s jobless benefits are dated. The claims system is plagued with problems. So what can be done?

Michigan last updated its maximum state unemployment insurance (UI) benefits in 2002, the same year Avril Lavigne released her album “Let Go” and Congress passed a resolution that authorized the Iraq war. Almost two decades later, an unprecedented pandemic’s disruption of the U.S. economy has left millions of Americans jobless or underemployed. In Michigan, COVID-19 … Continue reading Michigan’s jobless benefits are dated. The claims system is plagued with problems. So what can be done?