Michigan workers enjoy a wide variety of legal protections regarding issues at work. There are a number of state and federal statutes that protect their wages, safety, and well-being. This page includes several categories describing the type of protections available.
“Workers Compensation” provides a brief explanation about the state workers’ compensation system and the type of benefits available to injured workers in Michigan.
“Unemployment Insurance Benefit Information” provides a short description of benefits available to Michigan workers who find themselves unemployed, and the factors that are used to determine if a worker is eligible and qualified for benefits.
“Michigan Workers’ Wages” describes the different laws that protect the wages of Michigan workers and provides helpful resources to those who have not received the full wages due to them.
Finally, “Protecting Michigan Workers” discusses the state programs that exist to ensure that Michigan workers have a safe and healthy workplace, and provides resources to report unsafe conditions.
Building Construction & Licensing Complaints
The Bureau of Construction Codes works to assure that the built environment and the systems within are sound, safe and sanitary and that building users' health, safety and welfare are protected through a coordinated program of code compliance, investigation and training and the consistent application of standards.