The Michigan Municipal League’s Unemployment Fund Group Account
The League’s Unemployment Compensation Fund provides a comprehensive unemployment compensation solution for our participating members. The Fund was established to provide members with a Group Account for paying unemployment claims to the Unemployment Insurance Agency.
What is a Group Account? A Group Account is a system whereby risk is shared, but not pooled, throughout the group members. Members make payments to the Fund basdc on their claims history once they have been a member of the Group Account for one year.
What are the Benefits?
Removes some of the immediate risks and uncertainties related to unemployment.
Allows a governmental entity to better budget for its unemployment expenditure, which cannot be done as a direct employer.
Enables members to spread claims costs over a longer period.
Provides the services of the Michigan Municipal League. .
Professional unemployment claims management services are provided to members through Equifax Workforce Solutions.
Unemployment claims are processed through an online software program that helps members improve their compliance with state regulations, streamline processes for responding to claims, and improve overall results.
Members have a self-service reporting software system that is available 24/7 to run reports and review outcomes for unemployment claims.
Provides consultation and representation at unemployment hearings.
Offers on-demand and live workshops on unemployment cost control.