Labor and Economic Opportunity
The Benefits To Employers For Joining Employer Filed Claims (EFC)
Employer Filed Claims is a service for employers who:
By participating in the EFC program, you can submit unemployment claims information online on behalf of your full-time workers who are temporarily or permanently laid off. This fast, secure way of transferring claims information allows you to better manage the accuracy of the information provided to TIA-UI. Using EFC also means you will have a record of all approved layoffs to match against incoming unemployment charges to your account.
A few additional benefits available to EFC program participants:
How do I sign up?
If you are an employer interested in this program, please contact the EFC unit at EFC@michigan.gov or call 1-855-484-2636. Staff can provide the file specifications and review the EFC process with you.
*The Unemployment Insurance Agency Administrative Rule 421.210, which was amended in April 2002, states "that in the case of an employer whose workers have filed either 1,000 or more new claims or additional claims, or both, in each of the previous 3 calendar years, the employer shall file claims on behalf of the workers, in a manner prescribed by the agency."