What's New

  • Contact UIA

    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 moved. Visit us 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.


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  • 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.

  • Extended Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for People Unemployed Due to Hurricanes Irma or Maria in 2017

    Individuals who have exhausted Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) may be eligible for up to 26 weeks of additional benefits. This includes individuals who have relocated to Michigan or other states.

    To file for extended DUA in Puerto Rico, interstate claimants should contact the Puerto Rico Department of Labor at (787) 945-7898, Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 4:30pm or visit https://www.trabajo.pr.gov/ . The deadline for filing for extended DUA in Puerto Rico has been extended to May 24, 2019.

    To file for extended DUA in the U.S. Virgin Islands, interstate claimants should contact the Virgin Islands Department of Labor (VIDOL) at (340) 715-5712 Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 4:00pm or visit the VIDOL website at http://www.vidol.gov/unemployment-insurance/. The deadline for filing for extended DUA in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be 60 days from the date of announcement of the availability of extended DUA, which is expected to occur on March 25, 2019.