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-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. 


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. 

The latest report on West Michigan’s economy shows it’s still growing. 

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Having three generations in the same workplace can present challenges. The speaker for this year’s “Respecting Differences” program in Kalamazoo says those can be overcome and make a company stronger.