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  • LARA's Mission
    LARA supports business growth and job creation while safeguarding Michigan's citizens through a simple, fair, efficient and transparent regulatory structure.
    LARA's Vision
    LARA will reinvent government while consistently serving our customers fairly, honestly and respectfully through an engaged and creative employee team.

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Customer Driven. Business Minded.
  • Tips for Winter Workplace SafetyTips for Winter Workplace Safety

    As temperatures drop and winter hazards increase, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs’ (LARA) Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) and Michigan Workers’ Compensation Agency (WCA) are reminding employers and employees to exercise caution when working in the cold and snow with a new public service campaign found at www.michigan.gov/winterworker.

  • Be WinterWiseBe Winter Wise With cold temperatures here, the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has featured important information on how to cut winter energy bills. Visit http://www.michigan.gov/bewinterwise to find suggestions for saving energy, links to informational consumer tips, and a wide range of other helpful consumer resources to ensure a warm and cozy winter.
  • LARA News LinkLARA News Link Watch the LARA News Link - a monthly webcast highlighting the events and happenings of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
  • RPM LogoReinventing Performance in Michigan After nearly three years transforming state government, Michigan has become a leader in implementing positive changes for business. We must continue our momentum to change the reality and perception companies have of Michigan and become a top 10 business-friendly state.
  • Upwardly Global LogoAn Online Resource for Skilled Immigrants Working through Upwardly Global, LARA has created an online resource for skilled immigrants, providing important information on how to become a licensed professional in Michigan.
  • Photo of businessman, fireman, female lab tech and male doctor standing in front of a flag.LARA Services for Veterans The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has prepared a compilation of services that may apply to Michigan's Veterans, active military and military families. These services include occupational or business licensing, construction, workplace safety and health, unemployment, and utility assistance.
  • UIA Problem Resolution OfficesUIA Problem Resolution Offices At Problem Resolution Offices, UIA customer service representatives resolve problems and provide access to automated resources. These offices are located in Alpena, Benton Harbor, Detroit, Gaylord, Grand Rapids, Hancock, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Marquette, Mt. Clemens, Muskegon, Ontonagon, Saginaw, Sault Ste. Marie, and Traverse City.

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