Designed to pay workers who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. If you
become unemployed, you may qualify for unemployment insurance benefits. These benefits
are intended to provide temporary income as you seek new employment. To be eligible
for unemployment benefits, you must be unemployed and able to perform, available for,
and actively seeking suitable full-time work.
Weekly Benefit Amount: Maximum is $362
Duration of Benefits: Minimum is 14 weeks; Maximum is 20 weeks
There are two ways to file a claim for unemployment benefits:
1) Telephone 1-866-500-0017
2) Internet www.michigan.gov/uia
School employees are not eligible for unemployment compensation during school holidays including the spring/summer and winter breaks.