Michigan Unemployment Insurance Guidance

Unemployment Insurance guidance

During the COVID-19 crisis, Michiganders are encouraged to file for Michigan Unemployment Insurance if their jobs have been affected by the pandemic.

The filing process may seem daunting, but we are going to provide prospective claimants with guidance that may ease the anxiety and troubles they are encountering during these unsure times.

MiWAM Toolkit for Claimants

At this link, claimants will find a PDF featuring a step-by-step guide regarding the process for filing an Unemployment claim in Michigan. Please refer to this guide when you encounter issues or have questions when you’re filing your claim.

Youtube Video Playlist

For those who’d like to watch a video as opposed to reading a document, the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity has created a video playlist on Youtube to assist prospective claimants. This guide is an easy-to-use resource for those who need assistance.

If you need additional assistance, please call Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! at 1-800-285-WORKS (9675).