UIA CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT-WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW  

In a recently filed Class Action Complaint, Blanchard & Walker clients allege Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency is illegally assessing “overpayments” and initiating collection activity against a broad class of UIA claimants who relied on pandemic unemployment assistance in 2020 and 2021.   The lawsuit seeks injunctive and other relief to recover for unlawful actions that violate the due process rights of UI claimants.

UPDATE 5/1/2022: HEARING SCHEDULED ON PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION MOTION. The Michigan Court of Claims has scheduled the hearing on Plaintiffs’ Motion for Preliminary Injunction for May 17, 2022 at 1pm in the Lansing Hall of Justice.  The hearing will be held in person and is open to the public.

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