Frustration continues as Michiganders struggle to apply for unemployment amid COVID-19 pandemic

Michiganders have been struggling to apply for unemployment during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Michiganders have been struggling to apply for unemployment during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

DETROIT – Michiganders have been struggling to apply for unemployment during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The system has been overwhelmed as the outbreak has left many people without work.

Help: uia-miwamissues@michigan.gov is a dedicated IT inbox used to unlock people’s unemployment accounts.


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Michigan Sen. Lana Theis and an unemployment liaison hosted a teleconference Tuesday night to answer questions.

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Jason anchors Local 4's 5:30 p.m. newscast. He joined WDIV in January 2015 as a general assignment reporter and has a Journalism degree from Michigan State University.