Changes are continually being made to Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance as the pandemic continues. In June, the seeking work requirement was put back in place, but people are able to apply for a waiver if they are still unable to work because of an issue related to COVID-19. Tony Paris, lead attorney at the Sugar Law Center, is helping people navigate the often confusing world of unemployment insurance. In the latest COVID313 Talk, Paris helps answer some frequently asked questions about benefits.
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- Detroiters now have access to state-of-the-art early childhood centerby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
The new, state-of-the-art Marygrove Early Education Center has opened for local families, but child-care workers and advocates say there is still work to do.
- Deadline to avoid penalty for driving without insurance is Dec. 31by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Mayor Mike Duggan urged Detroit drivers who don’t have auto insurance to get coverage by the end of the year — or risk paying a whole lot more.
- Detroiters insurance costs increase as FEMA ups city’s flood riskby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has determined parts of the city as “high flood risk,” which will require some residents — who are still paying for damage from previous floods — to purchase insurance.
- Here are 3 Detroit businesses to support this holiday seasonby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Black Friday and Small Business Saturday kick off the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Here are a few Detroit-based businesses to support and other resources to help you shop locally.
- Detroit’s ‘hustling’ spirit is alive and well on 6 Mileby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Operating in a pandemic has been tough for Detroit entrepreneurs who have built a thriving Black business district in the Hubbell-Puritan neighborhood along McNichols.
- Local community, businesses in the Bay Area band together to aid Afghan refugees
The San Francisco bay area has the largest Afghan population in the US, making it an obvious place to resettle Afghan refugees. But it also has one of the country's most expensive and competitive housing markets. Special correspondent Mike Cerre speaks to new arrivals and those helping them make the transition to life in the US, as part of our ongoing series, 'Chasing the Dream: Poverty, Opportunity and Justice in America.'
- Remembering Bob Dole: Veteran, GOP presidential nominee, Kansas senator
Robert "Bob" Dole, who led the Republican party in the Senate for decades and was its presidential candidate, died on Sunday at 98. A veteran who was injured in World War II, and a politician for more than 50 years, he had been suffering from lung cancer. Known for his bipartisan abilities, he helped pass the Americans With Disabilities Act in 1990. Barbara Perry, Director of Presidential Studies at the Miller Center at the University of Virginia, joins.
- Pope chides Europe, comforts migrants on return to Lesbos
Pope Francis returned Sunday to the Greek island of Lesbos to offer comfort to migrants at a refugee camp and blast what he said was Europe's indifference and self-interest "that condemns to death those on the fringes."