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CV Cases Down, Jobless Claims Higher Than Predicted

Corona virus in Michigan . The state HEALTH department reports TWO DEATHS AND 204 NEW CASES OF THE CORONA VIRUS. THIS IS THE FOURTH TIME IN SIX DAYS that COVID DEATHS HAVE BEEN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. Delta Airlines says 500 employees have the corona virus. Delta says it’s losing 30 million dollars a day.…

Juneteenth Events, Proclamation

Today marks day three of Detroit’s weeklong celebration of ‘Juneteenth.’ It commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. It was on June 19, 1865 that the civil war ended and that slavery was abolished. This year’s Juneteenth holiday comes as ‘Black Lives Matter’ demonstrations move into week three following the death of George…

New Rules, Data On CV At Nursing Homes

New Rules, Data On CV At Nursing Homes

The state health department is now requiring tests for corona virus for all nursing home residents and staff members.  The state health department says 1,947 nursing home residents have died of corona virus in Michigan. That’s 34 percent of all COVID deaths in the state. There have been 20 deaths of nursing home staffers, 7,163…

Transgender Job Protection OK’d By Supreme Court, Brought By Local Transgender Woman

Federal civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender workers, the Supreme Court ruled today. The landmark ruling will extend protections to millions of workers nationwide and is a defeat for the Trump administration, which argued that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act that bars discrimination based on sex did not extend to claims…

Need A Haircut? Today Is Your Day

Personal care services will reopen today in Michigan.Hair salons, barbershops, manicures, tatoos. Measures are required to keep safe. masks, partitions, sanitizing.The order says these businesses must keep records of customers, limit who can be inside the shop and where they can be, get rid of refreshments and magazines in waiting areas and require customers and…

UAW, US Atty To Negotiate Union Reforms

The U-S Attorney in Detroit and the president of the UAW will meet to try to map out a plan to further clean up the union in the wake of the scandal which has seen convictions of a former union president and numerous other officials, along with some former auto industry executives. U-S Attorney Matthew…

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Extending Capacity for Disaster Relief Child Care Services for Essential Workforce

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Extending Capacity for Disaster Relief Child Care Services for Essential Workforce

LANSING, Michigan — Governor Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-117, which continues expanded access and capacity for child care services, giving priority to essential workforces. The Executive Order takes effect immediately and continues through July 7, 2020. “The real heroes of this crisis are the medical workers, first responders and other essential workers who are…

Biz Reopens In Michigan

Biz Reopens In Michigan

Getting businesses up and operating. Starting today, businesses are able to serve customers inside of their shops without appointments. But for shoppers and workers it’s the start of a new way of life. In most cases, shoppers will not be able to just walk into a store without getting the approval of a store employee.…

Mich New CV Cases; When Will We Have Vaccine?

Mich New CV Cases; When Will We Have Vaccine?

THERE ARE NOW 5,553 DEATHS AND 57,731 TOTAL  CAES OF CORONA VIRUS IN MICHIGAN. THAT’S UP 199 CASES AND 37 DEATHS FROM THE DAY BEFORE. IT’S THE SECOND STRAIGHT DAY WITH AN INCREASE OF LESS THAN 200. THE 37 DEATHS INCLUDE 11 FOUND DURING A REVIEW OF DEATH RECORDS. The United States should have 100…

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