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Updating Payment Source for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

For those who choose direct deposit on the initial claim, the payment information from the initial claim is not being sent to the PUA claim.

Take the steps shown below in MiWAM to update the payment information on your PUA claim, then certify the weeks to release the funds.

Thank you to SEMCA (Southeast Michigan Community Alliance) for developing this work-around

Click here to download the steps to update your payment information.

For more information about Unemployment Benefits in Michigan, visit


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