Michigan Unemployment Agency Provides Benefits to More Than 1 Million
The state’s unemployment agency says they have helped more than 1 million Michigan workers during the coronavirus crisis.
Since March 15 the state has sent more than $1.66 billion in payments.
Michigan was also one of the first states in the country to start sending an additional $600 in unemployment aide.
Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency has also extended its call center hours to 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
The U.S. Department of Labor says unemployment claims nationwide have topped a record-breaking 26 million.
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