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Matter of First Impression: Part time workers and PUA

The following related cases have been designated as involving a Matter of First Impression:
UIAC Case Numbers 262734W & 263102W.

The cases involve the following issue:
        Is a part-time worker eligible for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) benefits?

The Commission has granted the claimant's request to submit oral and written argument.

The hearing on the matter is scheduled for May 5, 2021 at 10:00.  

The below documents relate to this matter:
Notice of First Impression
Order Allowing Written Argument and Oral Hearing
Notice of Oral Hearing - May 5, 2021
ALJ Decision dated December 8, 2020
ALJ Decision dated February 3, 2021
Claimant's Written Argument dated March 1, 2021
Unemployment Insurance Agency's Written Argument dated March 3, 2021 (Part 1 of 2)
Unemployment Insurance Agency's Written Argument dated March 3, 2021 (Part 2 of 2)
Order Accepting Amicus Briefs
Amicus Brief - Center for Civil Justice
Amicus Brief - Legal Aid of Western Michigan
Amicus Brief - Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel
Amicus Brief - Michigan Poverty Law Program
Amicus Brief - National Employment Law Project and Workers' Rights Clinic (Part 1 of 2)
Amicus Brief - National Employment Law Project and Workers' Rights Clinic (Part 2 of 2)