(CBS DETROIT) – Hospitality workers in Michigan began receiving payments from the state’s employee assistance grant program.
Nearly 56,000 hotel and restaurant workers received payments of nearly $800.READ MORE: ‘He Sang The National Anthem At Our Graduations,' Sheriff Washington Remembers Wayne County Corporal Who Died From COVID-19
Employees who lost wages or their jobs during the pandemic were able to apply for the grant in January.READ MORE: Whitmer Releases Plan Draft For Achieving Carbon Neutrality In Michigan
The program was a part of a $45 million bipartisan deal signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer last December.MORE NEWS: Former Oakland County Priest Pleads Guilty In Sex Abuse Cases, Sentenced Up To 15 Years
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