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    Information about unemployment benefits related to Covid-19.

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Unemployment Information for Employers

  • Due to extremely high call volumes on the Employer phone line it is difficult for employers to access the services of the Office of Employer Ombudsman. Please submit employer inquiries by Chat or Web Notice through your MiWAM account.

    View the Employer Webinar.

    File for Work Share using Michigan Web Account Manager (MiWAM)

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Work Share

  • If employers are financially distressed, they are encouraged to use the State’s Work Share program that allows employers to maintain operations during declines in regular business activity rather than laying off workers, visit