All Unemployment Insurance offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving.

    Due to the holiday, please allow a two to three-day delay before your benefit payment is deposited to your financial institution or loaded onto your debit card.

    · You can still file your unemployment claim online through MiWAM

    · If you need to certify for benefits you can do so online or through MARVIN by phone. 

    Thank you

    Talent Investment Agency


  • The Michigan Talent Investment Agency operates the unemployment insurance program. This program provides temporary income for workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own. The program is funded through unemployment taxes paid by employers.

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  • Appeals Hearing video

    This video outlines the process, gives helpful tips and lets you know how to prepare for an unemployment appeals hearing.


  • Work Share
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    The Work Share Program is a voluntary program that provides employers facing a decline in business with an alternative to layoffs.

  • Questions About Your Unemployment Fraud Case
    Question about your unemployment fraud case

    If you have questions about your unemployment fraud case and your determination was issued between October 2013 and August 2015, please call 1-800-638-6372, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Make Sure Your Contact Information is Updated
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    Many people are requesting information about a review of past fraud determination cases, and the agency is working with claimants to answer questions.

    If you had an unemployment claim from 2013 through 2015, and your case is part of the review, you will be notified by the agency. It is vitally important that your contact information, including your phone number, address and email, are up to date. Update your address online via your MiWAM account, or complete and mail Form UIA 1925, Request for Name and/or Address Change or call our customer service line at 1-866-500-0017. Thank you for your patience as we work to serve you better.

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