Media Coverage

State falsely penalizes thousands for unemployment benefits fraud. Now victims want their money back.

Major Overhaul Coming to Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency

UIA Agency Shakeup Follows False Fraud Allegations

Traverse City Record Eagle: UIA Software Incorrectly Snares Thousands

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers’ class-action suit against Michigan’s Unemployment Agency for the illegal seizure of federal and state tax returns is gaining widespread attention for the firm and attorney Jennifer Lord from multiple local and national media outlets.  You can read the coverage at the links below.

Detroit Free Press – State Attempts to Balance Books by Raiding UIA Funds

Michigan unemployment insurance fund swollen by false “fraud” determinations tapped by GOP to fill state budget hole

MLive – Making us Feel Like Criminals; How a Computer System Labeled Michiganders as Fraudsters

Fox 17 Grand Rapids – Class Action Against UIA Moves Forward

Detroit Free Press – Lawyers Say Thousands Mistakenly Charged with Fraud

Iron Mountain Daily – McBroom Holds Hearing on Mistaken Unemployment Charges 

Detroit News UIA Editorial

Detroit Free Press UIA Editorial 

Fox 17 Coverage of First Hearing

Fox 17 Talks to Michigan Legislator

Detroit News Story 1 

Fox 17 Covers Young Hiring

Detroit News Story 2

CBS Radio (WWJ Detroit)

Michigan Radio 

WXYZ TV (Detroit)

Associated Press

Metro Times

Michigan PATCH

Fox 17