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Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order

Governor Whitmer has signed an executive order which temporarily allows the Michigan Employment Relations Commission, Unemployment Insurance Agency and other administrative hearings to be held by video conference or by phone, as opposed to in person hearings.

The order also allows for e signatures in place of written signatures.

Governor Whiter said “Michigan’s workforce is making unprecedented sacrifices as we continue to fight the spread of COVID-19. Through video conferencing and other electronic means, this order will allow us to continue addressing disputes in the workplace and ensure we are meeting the needs of those filing for unemployment benefits during this challenging time.”

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