What's New

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    New Hours for Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Saginaw Local Offices

    Beginning March 25, Unemployment Insurance Local Offices in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Saginaw and Lansing are changing their hours for the season. The offices will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday through Friday. All other local offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Our customer service phone lines are available Monday through Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday.


    • The Mt. Clemens local office is moving! Visit us beginning March 25, 2019 at our new location: 43015 Hayes Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313.
    • The Saginaw Unemployment Insurance Office has moved to a new location. We are now located at 515 N. Washington Ave., Suite 100.


    FAQ - When will my voluntary quit or misconduct issue be resolved?

    FAQ - What is a Monetary Determination?

    FAQ - What information do I need to file an unemployment claim?


  • New Login process to access your MiWAM account

    MILogin is a new single sign on system that connects your unemployment account through the Michigan Web Account Manager (MiWAM) and your jobseeker account through Pure Michigan Talent Connect (PMTC). You must create a MILogin account before you can create or access your MiWAM account. If you have already created a MILogin account through another department, you simply need to log in and link your MiWAM account before you can access your MiWAM account. Visit our MILogin page for a user guide and tutorials on how to set up your account or how to associate your MILogin and MiWAM accounts.

    Click HERE for other available options for filing for benefits, claiming weeks of benefits, responding to fact-finding requests or registering for work.

  • 1099-G Tax Statements Available Online

    Form 1099-G, "Certain Government Payments," is the year-end tax statement issued to those who have received unemployment benefits. Individuals who received benefits in 2018 have been sent a copy of the statements via U.S. mail, but you may also view or print your statement online through your MiWAM account. To view or print your 1099-G, log in to your MiWAM account. Under I WANT TO, click on View 1099-G.

    For Employers

    If you are experiencing a decline in business that may require a reduction in staff, you are encouraged to consider enrollment in the Work Share program. With Work Share, employers can reduce workers’ hours while workers receive partial unemployment benefits. Find out more information on our Work Share page.