What is the process to receive a waiver of unemployment insurance eligibility?

  • From your local Michigan Works! Agency, request a copy of the Request for Approval of Vocational Training Course for Waiver of Unemployment Insurance Eligibility (Form DLEG-BWT 311-S)

  • Complete Section A and return the form to the MWA worker to send to the Unemployment Insurance Office

  • UI will evaluate the waiver request and approve or deny

  • If approved, file Form UIA 1680, Certification of Participation in Approved Training by mail or fax, showing Tech Elevator’s approval of your participation.

  • Certify eligibility every two weeks online through MiWAM