Welcome to the Michigan Employment Relations Commission

  • The Michigan Employment Relations Commission (MERC) resolves labor disputes involving public and private sector employees by appointing mediators, arbitrators and fact finders, conducting union representation elections, determining appropriate bargaining units, and adjudicating unfair labor practice cases. The Bureau of Employment Relations is responsible for resolving labor disputes between public and private sector employers and employees.

Forms, Publications, Policies & Statutes

  • See "What's New" for the draft revisions to the Commission's General Rules that are intended to implement Act 194 of 2016. They will be submitted to the Office of Regulatory Reinvention by the end of next week. Questions or concerns call 313-456-3510
  • LARA FOIA Requests
  • MERC Guide, Rules & Statutes
  • MERC Policies