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New Report Shows Flint Posts Employment Gains in November

A new report from Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget shows Flint (Genesee County) posting solid employment gains in the month of November, increasing by 2%. The other two areas covered in the report, Bay City (Bay County) and Saginaw (Saginaw County), also saw gains of 1

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Lawmakers Discuss Unemployment Insurance

State Representative Jim Ananich (D-Flint) and State Senator John Gleason (D-Flushing) laid out the Democratic plan to help get the unemployed back to work today. Ananich and Gleason were at the Genesee/Shiawasee Michigan Works office in Flint where they outlined the plan which includes:

  • Incentives for small businesses who hire people who are unemployed, with greater incentives for hiring veterans and those who have exhausted all their benefits.
  • Crea
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Mom Fired After Taking Time Off to Give Her Son a Kidney [VIDEO]

Claudia Rendon of Pennsylvania has had a tough year. First, her mother and uncle died, then her father was diagnosed with leukemia. As if that wasn’t enough, she later discovered her son, Alex, was in need of a kidney transplant.

Doctors found she was a suitable donor match, so Rendon took time off work to give Alex the kidney he needed. But when she tried to return to her job several weeks later, she found she’d been fired.

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Millions To Lose Unemployment Benefits
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Unemployment Benefits To Be Cut

Living in one of the worst hit economic areas in the nation, this will hit close to home to most Flint residents. With an unemployment rate of 13.7%(1) we are in the top 20 for the nation. How will this affect you and your family?

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