Bauserman v. Unemployment Insurance Agency | Michigan Radio

Bauserman v. Unemployment Insurance Agency


Attorneys involved in two lawsuits over Michigan’s unemployment insurance debacle say they’ll join forces on those cases in hopes of moving them forward.

An automated computer system, the Michigan Data Automated System (MIDAS) falsely accused more than 40,000 people of fraudulently claiming unemployment benefits from 2013-2015, under Governor Rick Snyder’s administration. Many suffered huge losses as the state garnished wages and tax returns as repayment for the alleged fraud.

Michigan's Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has wrongly accused tens of thousands of people of cheating on their unemployment claims.
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The state of Michigan is appealing a lower court ruling to the Michigan Supreme Court in a lawsuit involving  people who were falsely accused of defrauding the state Unemployment Insurance Agency.

Between 2013 and 2015, a computer glitch wrongly accused more than 40,000 people of fraud.