Office of Employer Ombudsman

The Office of Employer Ombudsman (OEO) is committed to making your interactions with Unemployment Insurance positive and productive. OEO answers employer questions about benefits eligibility, protests and appeals, employer accounts and other general unemployment and tax-related questions.

To reach OEO by phone, call 1-855-4UIAOEO (1-855-484-2636). Outside of Michigan, please call 313-456-2300.  You can also email your question to Your inquiry will be addressed as quickly as possible.