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Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Students need more options outside of traditional, college-track education. That’s the thought behind new legislation scheduled to be introduced this week. 

Lansing Democrats Introduce Paid Sick Leave Bills

Mar 1, 2017
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Democrats in Lansing and President Donald Trump may have finally found an issue they can agree on – paid sick leave. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) There’s a fight brewing in the Legislature over compensation for people wrongly accused of ripping off the state’s unemployment compensation system. Democrats say the state’s response has been too little, too late for people who were wrongly tagged by a computer program for fraud. 

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) A group of experts will try to figure out how a state computer glitch wrongly accused thousands of people of fraud. Between October of 2013 and August of 2015, the agency’s processing system wrongfully accused tens of thousands of people of unemployment fraud. 

WMUK

As the economy has recovered from the Great Recession, Upjohn Institute Economist Brad Hershbein says many workers have discovered they need more skills for the jobs they held before. 


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