Coronavirus (COVID-19) Client Resource Center
To our Valued Clients and Partners,
Weinlander Fitzhugh, like so many businesses in the State of Michigan, will be complying with Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order #2020-21 requiring all Michiganders to Shelter In Place Through April 13, 2020. Our Plan...
Unemployment Insurance Agency Fact Sheet
Claiming Unemployment Benefits in Michigan COVID-19 Guide
If you become unemployed, you may quali fy 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, available for, and actively seeking suitable full-time work.
Work Share Program
What Is Work Share?
Even in a stable economy – things happen.
You may be struggling to make payroll and you may be thinking about laying off employees. The good news is, with Work Share, you may not have to.
Michigan’s Work Share program allows you to keep your employees working with reduced hours, while employees collect partial unemployment benefits to make up a portion of the lost wages.
With Work Share, you can maintain operational productivity and hang on to your skilled workers.
Coronavirus Tax Relief
The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. This page will be updated as new information is available. For other information about the COVID-19 virus, people should visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (https://www.coronavirus.gov) for health information. Other information about actions being taken by the U.S. government is available at https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus and in Spanish at https://gobierno.usa.gov/coronavirus.
UIA, Michigan Works! Urge Residents to Avoid Offices and Use Online Resources
LANSING, MICH. To mitigate the COVID-19 outbreak, the Unemployment Insurance Agency and Michigan Works! Agencies are strongly urging workers to avoid visiting their statewide offices and utilize user-friendly online resources for unemployment assistance. Eligible employees should apply for unemployment benefits at Michigan.gov/UIA or by calling 1-866-500-0017. A factsheet on how to apply for benefits can also be found here. Michigan Works! resources can be found at MichiganWorks.org or by calling 1-800-285-WORKS.
Governor Whitmer Expands Unemployment Benefits for Michigan Workers
LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-10 to temporarily expand eligibility for unemployment benefits. This executive order is effective immediately and until Tuesday, April 14 at 11:59pm.