New filers for unemployment benefits must now register with Michigan Works! service center
Beginning Nov. 7, 2021, unemployed workers filing a new claim for benefits will be required to register for work with Michigan Works! and verify ther registration with either an in person or virtual appointment. More information on the work registration requirement.
Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefits Ended Sept. 4, 2021
All federal unemployment insurance programs that were part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the American Rescue Plan Act ended September 4, 2021.