Michigan Senate Committee passes CROWN Act to protect people from hair discrimination
The CROWN Act, also known as Senate Bill 90, was introduced by Sen. Sarah Anthony in 2019, and will now move to the full Senate for consideration since it was passed by the Michigan Civil Rights, Judiciary, and Public Safety.
Michigan unemployment rate drops to near pre-pandemic levels
Michigan’s unemployment rate dropped by three-tenths of a percent to 3.8% last month, according to the Department of Technology, Management & Budget. Employment in Michigan rose by 30,000, unemployment decreased by 14,000, and Michigan’s labor force increased by 18,000 over the month.