(CBS DETROIT) – New unemployment claims in Michigan fell to over 30,000 last week according to the Labor Department.
This is compared to 31,000 jobless claims two weeks ago.READ MORE: Beaumont Health, Spectrum Health Plan To Merge, Operate 22 Hospitals
The figures are nearly double what they were in March.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 172 New COVID-19 Cases, 20 Deaths
Michigan’s labor department says the increase of applicants is due to those who want to renew their federal or state benefits for the 2021 year.MORE NEWS: Judge Greg Mathis To Build New Community Center, Affordable Housing On Detroit's Westside
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