Monday, August 27, 2012

Michigan Unemployment Rate Down to 8.3%

Michigan's unemployment rate has fallen to 8.3% from 14% at the height of the recession.

How Many Weeks of Unemployment do I get?

If you're wondering, "How many weeks of unemployment do I get?", you'll be disappointed to learn that you can no longer get 99 weeks of unemployment compensation. Coverage now varies between 46 weeks and 73 weeks, and I think that it is likely that many more states will be joining the Dakotas and Minnesota by gradually reducing the amount of money that jobless Americans can receive while they are looking for new work.