With traditional temporary summer production shutdowns, the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) is proactively working with employers to identify which Agency programs their workforce can use to ease employee layoffs and help retain trained, skilled workers.
With the endorsement from her case manager, Katie applied, interviewed, and was hired to join the Delta County office of Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!
Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! staff members visited various educational institutions throughout the Upper Peninsula this fall to finalize formal agreements that will help U.P. residents transition from short-term education programs to high-wage employment through MiLEAP.
Beginning November 7, 2021, unemployed workers filing a new claim for benefits will be required to register for work with Michigan Works! staff and verify their registration with either an in-person or virtual appointment.
The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has reintroduced a call-in schedule to assist all claimants who certify their eligibility for benefits by phone.
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.
As Michigan’s economy continues to improve, the Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) will reinstate work search requirements for unemployment benefit claimants starting May 30, 2021. The work search requirement was suspended in March 2020 to help the increased volume of hardworking Michiganders facing unemployment due to the pandemic.
Upper Michigan businesses are facing a new challenge with looser coronavirus restrictions and the summer tourism months just weeks away. Many are now having a hard time finding employees.
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) today provided guidance to workers and employers who may be affected COVID-19.