Unemployment

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UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

File Your Claim By Last Name

ONLINE FILING SCHEDULE

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FILE CLAIMS
Monday
Wednesday
Friday

M-Z

FILE CLAIMS
Sunday
Tuesday
Thursday
Saturday if you missed your days
WEBSITE IS 24/7

CALL CENTER FILING SCHEDULE

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CALL ON
Monday
&
Wednesday

M-Z

CALL ON
Tuesday
&
Thursday
Friday if you missed your days
8AM-5PM MON-FRI
The day or time of day in which a claim is filed will not impact whether you receive benefits or your benefit amount. Additionally, your claim can be backdated to reflect the date you were laid off or let go to COVID-19.
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If you have already filed an unemployment claim or are receiving support from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), you are NOT required to report in person at Michigan Works! at this time.

Call 1-800-285-WORKS (9675) between 8am - 5pm to make an appointment for virtual/remote services. Michigan Works! Questions? Please email oaklandcountymiworks@oakgov.com.

All Oakland County Michigan Works! service center workshops, job fairs, career assistance orientation sessions and other group activities are postponed.