Beginning May 30, 2021, claimants receiving unemployment benefits will be required to actively search for work and report at least one work search activity for each week they claim benefits. You must report your work search activity when you certify. Your benefits will not be paid until your work search activities have been reported to UIA.
Michigan Works! is ready to help guide you through the new rules of interviewing. Interviews are difficult for both the employer and interviewee, especially now that COVID-19 has modified previous practices that have been in place for a long time. Here are answers to some of the questions Michigan Works! has been asked:
Kevin, a Business Services Specialist from Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!, spoke with Elizabeth from TV 6 to discuss the measures we as an organization took to help U.P. businesses survive the pandemic.
Applications for Employee Assistance Grants through the Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association open for submission beginning at 9:00 AM on January 15th, 2021.
The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has started issuing $300 weekly Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC) payments to an estimated 365,000 claimants on regular state unemployment insurance (UI) and Extended Benefit programs this weekend.
The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) is now offering telephone appointments for customers with specific claim issues beginning today, Oct. 21.
Throughout this pandemic, Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! (UPMW) has pivoted to meet the needs of the communities we serve.
As stated by the Michigan Dept. of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO), “Michigan’s Work Share program allows employers to restart their business and bring employees back from unemployment…”
Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! wants all Michigan residents to be prepared when businesses are legally allowed to resume operations. To ensure the safety and well-being of the Upper Peninsula’s citizens, we are providing you with guidelines and tools from the CDC.
When there is an issue, a situation, or condition that affects the claimant’s benefits rights, the UIA must conduct an investigation. This is called a non-monetary issue.