Sue Lamoreaux-Asplund

Sue Lamoreaux-Asplund

“The bottom line is that what the state is telling us is that nobody cares.” “I work for the State of Michigan’s Department of Health and Human Services and we were furloughed one day a week for five pay periods, so that’s 10 days. As a part of that, we were supposed to get federal...

Tara Miller

Tara Miller

“I was furloughed from my job at [Michigan State University]. On May 29, I applied for unemployment and, nearly six weeks later, I still haven’t received any payments. “My understanding is that [Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency] is 45 days behind in processing requests of information. UIA sent me an ROI due to a question which...

Sharon Kay Miller

Sharon Kay Miller

“I’m a delivery person in the fleet sales division of a worldwide vehicle rental company. I deliver vehicles all over the state of Michigan. “Because I was collecting [Pandemic Unemployment Assistance] benefits claimed from March 26 to May 9, we have been very blessed that we didn’t start out with hardship like so many others...

Megan Allen

Megan Allen

“I have my cosmetologist licenses. I spent $23,000 just on the school alone. “The only difference between myself and a barber is that he can use a straight razor. However, the state does not allow cosmetologists to [use] all the information they already know to get a barbering license. They expect us to go another...