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Metro Detroit father who fought for unemployment benefits runs into another glitch in the system

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Thousands of Michigan residents are still struggling with the Michigan Unemployment Agency as they seek its benefits.

A Metro Detroit father is one of those people who thought his problem was fixed, but then the money stopped coming because of another mistake.

READ: Michigan officials say the unemployment rate fell in February – here are the numbers

Brandon Gregware struggles with the employment agency. Local 4 was previously involved to fix the bug, but then it happened again.

If you find yourself in a similar situation, you should call the unemployment insurance agency and make an appointment. You can also try out the chat function or fax documents.

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The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to 770,000 last week, a sign that layoffs remain high even as much of the US economy is steadily recovering from the coronavirus recession.

Thursday’s Labor Department report showed that unemployment claims rose from 725,000 the week before. The numbers have fallen sharply since the depths of the recession last spring, but they still show employers in some industries continue to lay off workers. Prior to the outbreak of the pandemic, applications for unemployment benefits had filed for more than 700,000 in no week.

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