(CBS Detroit) – 965,00 people filed for unemployment benefits last week, according to the labor department.
That’s up from the prior week and much worse than expected.READ MORE: The University of Michigan Research Found Vaping Marijuana Associated with More Lung Damage
In Michigan, more than 23,000 filed for jobless benefits last week.READ MORE: Detroit Bus Drivers Receives First Raise In Three Years
Another 284,000 applied nationwide for pandemic unemployment assistance bringing the total number of people seeking federal help to nearly 1.25 million.MORE NEWS: Michigan Senator, Gary Peters, Expects $1.9T Coronavirus Package Approved By The Weekend
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