(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: Hispanic Heritage Month: Mexicantown Through Artist Eyes
In Michigan, more than 23,000 filed for jobless benefits last week.READ MORE: United Airlines Facing Record $1.9 Million Fine For Extended Delays
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: Ford Recalls Mustang Mach-E For Windshield, Sunroof Issues
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