A Requirement for Receiving Unemployment Insurance Benefits
The State of Michigan requires all people receiving unemployment insurance benefits to be actively seeking full-time work. The first step in qualifying for benefits is to register for work through a Michigan Works! agency within ten days of filing an unemployment claim.
Oakland County residents can do this either in-person or virtually at one of our six service centers, but a scheduled appointment is highly encouraged.
Work registration appointments can easily be scheduled by contacting your nearest Oakland County Michigan Works! office: