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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.

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.

Advantages of Work Share

Who Can Participate?

Any employer who has a reduction in production, services or other conditions which will cause potential layoffs

Participating employees must:

Program Requirements

Employers must meet and maintain the following requirement in order to participate in the Work Share program:

For more information about Work Share, call 1-844-WORKSHR (967-5747) or click here. Or contat your local Michigan Works! service center and ask to speak with someone about Business Services.