Navigating Unemployment Benefits During COVID-19

Recorded On: 03/27/2020

Please join us for this free webinar: The laws, regulations and processes of the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) are changing at a dramatic pace due to COVID-19.  Trying to keep a handle on it as an employer is an incredible challenge. 

Michigan Chamber members are invited to this FREE webinar aimed at helping employers navigate the unemployment insurance system during COVID-19 on Friday, March 27 at 11 - 00 a.m. (EST).  Brian Gmerick, an unemployment insurance expert at F.A.R. Management, Inc., will provide webinar participants with all the known changes in Michigan as it relates to unemployment insurance issues and how it will impact your business and employees.  Federal and State law updates will be provided and explanations on what the government is doing and how employers can navigate this unexpected emergency will be provided.

Wendy Block

Vice President of Business Advocacy and Member Engagement, Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Wendy Block joined the Michigan Chamber of Commerce in May of 2004. As Vice President of Business Advocacy, Wendy is responsible for developing and advancing legislative and regulatory proposals and agendas that represent Chamber members’ interests on a wide range of issues, including health care, legal reform, workforce development and employment law. Wendy also manages the Chamber’s Health and Human Resources Committee, a member-based committee that helps shape the chamber’s position on key issues and public policy proposals.


Brian Gmerick

F.A.R. Managment

Brian Gmerick of F.A.R. Management has spent over 25 years recommending and developing human resource strategies and advising employers on how to lower costs and more effectively manage human resource departments, including unemployment administrative services.  F.A.R. Management has been providing unemployment cost control services to employers since 1987.

One (1) HR (General) recertification credit hour for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

One (1) PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.


Navigating Unemployment Benefits During COVID-19 Live event: 03/27/2020 at 11:00 AM (EDT) You must register to access.