Month: May 2020

As Michigan economy collapses, house prices skyrocket

Real estate market creates workaround amid coronavirus outbreak The real estate industry is responding quickly to the coronavirus, creating a workaround to display properties. Buzz60 Michigan’s economy collapsed this spring amid the coronavirus pandemic as thousands of businesses closed and more than a million residents lost their jobs and claimed unemployment benefits. Yet unlike in …

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These tools can help you hone your skills as Michigan’s economy reopens

(WXYZ) – The Rebound Detroit is our effort to bring you the experts, resources, and advice you need to bounce back Michigan’s foreclosure order has been in place for over two months now. And as the state opens up, the economy will be different. Some companies are embarking on a hiring wave. Others will have …

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Even as Michigan’s economy slowly opens, new jobless claims are filed

Michiganders filed nearly 58,000 new jobless claims last week, a sign that even as parts of the state reopen, the pandemic shutdown is still causing economic hardship. Even the spokesperson for the labor department is on temporary layoff this week. Since March, more than a third of the state’s workforce has applied for unemployment benefits. …

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Michigan law students volunteer to help Michigan community fight pandemic impacts

In an effort to help community groups and lawyers across the State of Michigan navigate the legal work spillover associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of student leaders from the University of Law School of Law Michigan formed the Michigan Law COVID Corps, a voluntary organization service with more than 240 volunteers and student …

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Breaking Whitmer’s 6-Step Plan to Reopen Michigan’s Economy

LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced a six-step plan to reopen Michigan’s economy. Her “MI Safe Start Plan” announcement came as she extended her stay-at-home order until May 28 and gave manufacturing workers the green light to return to work on Monday. Read more:Governor Whitmer extends Michigan stay-at-home order until May 28 Michigan …

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As Michigan economy prepares to reopen, businesses scramble to find protective gear

Alfonso and a small team returned to work last weekend after the company launched a “safe return to workWebsite to sell sheet masks, face shields and hand sanitizers online with a new motto: “We take social distancing seriously.” “ Curbside pickup orders started arriving after Whitmer revised its stay-at-home order on Friday to allow landscapers, …

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