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Answer these questions to determine if you should apply for unemployment benefits.

Please answer ALL questions to get the most accurate response.



Are you currently employed full-time?
Have you earned wages of at least $4,300 in the last 18 months (year and a half)?
Have you lost your job?
Have your hours recently been reduced?
Are you able to work?
Are you available for full-time work?

Note: The Helping Hand Web site provides quick access to information about programs and services for people facing economic hardship. The programs and services listed here represent only a portion of those available in Michigan communities. Note that some programs and services have eligibility requirements and may involve wait periods.

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