Kevin, a Business Services Specialist from Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!, spoke with Elizabeth from TV 6 to discuss the measures we as an organization took to help U.P. businesses survive the pandemic.
The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has started issuing $300 weekly Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC) payments to an estimated 365,000 claimants on regular state unemployment insurance (UI) and Extended Benefit programs this weekend.
Throughout this pandemic, Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! (UPMW) has pivoted to meet the needs of the communities we serve.
As stated by the Michigan Dept. of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO), “Michigan’s Work Share program allows employers to restart their business and bring employees back from unemployment…”