Beginning Monday, March 16, until Tuesday, April 14, Michigan is temporarily expanding unemployment benefit eligibility to those affected by COVID-19. For more information or to apply for unemployment benefits, visitMichigan.gov/UIA or call (866) 500-0017. Benefits will be extended to:
Workers who have an unanticipated family care responsibility, like child care due to school closures or caring for a loved one who is ill;
Workers who are sick, quarantined or immunocompromised, and do not have access to paid leave time or are laid off; and
First responders in the public health community who become ill or are quarantined
Coaching, interview and resume prep via phone of Zoom through Women’s Resource Center for those who need help looking for work. Community members should call their offices (616) 458-5443 and leave a message. Staff are monitoring everything and follow-up directly, usually within a few hours during business hours.