• The Michigan Talent Investment Agency operates the unemployment insurance program. This program provides temporary income for workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own. The program is funded through unemployment taxes paid by employers.

What's New

  • MiWAM Update

    Claimants and employers will now be required to verify their contact information when they log into MiWAM. New "Verify Employer/Claimant Contact Information" screens will ask employers and claimants to verify their contact information, including address, phone number and email address. You must confirm that you have reviewed and updated your contact information before you can proceed with your login.

  • Extended Service Hours

    We have extended our service hours! UI customer service phone lines are now available Monday through Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. For in-person assistance, unemployment Insurance local offices in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Saginaw and Lansing will be open from 7 AM to 5 PM on Mondays, 8 AM to 7PM on Tuesday and Wednesday, and 8 AM to 5 PM on Thursday and Friday.  All other local offices will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here for a list of local offices.

  • 2018 Unemployment Insurance Seminars

    The Talent Investment Agency is offering free seminars to acquaint employers with the Unemployment Insurance system in Michigan.

  • Michigan Employer Advisor - Summer 2018

    The Summer 2018 Michigan Employer Advisor newsletter is now available.