Media Coverage

WWMT NewsChannel3/CBS/Kalamazoo (“Appeals Court Tosses Suit in Jobless Benefits Fraud Case”)
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WZZM 13/ABC/Grand Rapids (“Suit Dismissed Over False Fraud Charges; Court Says Jobless Claimants Filed Too Late”)

http://on.wzzm.com/2tpVBhu

Crain’s Detroit Business (“Appeals Court Tosses Suit in Jobless Benefits Fraud Case”)

http://bit.ly/2vjBRt1

Detroit Free Press (“Suit Dismissed Over False Fraud Charges; Court Says Jobless Claimants Filed Too Late”)
http://on.freep.com/2vzgl2K

Detroit News (“Appeals Court Rejects Suit Over False Fraud Scandal”)
http://detne.ws/2uzSRxl

Fox 17 News/West Michigan (“Appeals Court Tosses Suit in Jobless Benefits Fraud Case”)
http://bit.ly/2tdezUu

U.S. News & World Report (“Appeals Court Tosses Suit in Jobless Benefits Fraud Case”)

http://bit.ly/2uGi0Hw

Michigan Radio (“Court: People Wrongfully Accused of Unemployment Fraud Filed Too Late”)
http://bit.ly/2u9yK8L

Latest Coverage from the Free Press, News, Michigan Radio and MLive

Fox 17 Previews Friday Hearing

Free Press’ Kaffer: “Why Can’t the State Admit it was Wrong?”

Attorney Jennifer Lord tells WJR’s Guy Gordon about the Unemployment Insurance Agency being under fireNews: State Botched 6,650 More UIA Fraud Cases

WZZM 13: Michigan’s Unemployment Agency reassigns 21 managers in leadership shakeup 

Detroit News : Dems Plan Jobless System Overhaul Among Problems

Detroit Free Press: Michigan Dems Say They’ll Tackle Fraud Scandal at Unemployment Agency

Livingston Daily: Michigan Democrats Drafting Bills to Fix Jobless Agency Fraud Scandal

WWMT/CBS/Kalamazoo: Michigan Lawmakers Look to Change Unemployment System


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