Tag: Legal

Lawsuit filed against State’s unemployment insurance system

Users say computer system erroneously accuses them of fraud and then fines them, in one case as much as $20,000 DETROIT — A group of Michigan citizens has sued the Michigan unemployment insurance system to stop its illegal and unconstitutional practices. In a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the plaintiffs allege that the State’s practices have deprived them, and thousands of Michigan’s unemployment insurance claimants, of their fundamental rights under the Constitution and under the Social Security Act. The suit challenges the State’s widespread practice of deciding cases involving serious ... Read more