The MCC Unemployment Program

MCC’s Role

MCC’s Unemployment Program relieves participating units from having to file quarterly wage reports and paying the Unemployment Insurance tax to the State of Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency. We also facilitate the exchange of information between the unit and Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA), as well as assist with claims and hearings when needed. The MCC Benefits Team can assist with general Unemployment Insurance questions.

MCC invoices participating units monthly for their Unemployment Insurance premium. The premium is a percentage of covered earnings, up to an annual maximum. The premium and maximum earnings are set separately by each diocese and are included on the monthly invoice and its Wage Based Details Report.

Employer Responsibilities

Employers are expected to post UIA form 1719 Notice to All Employees that provides information about Unemployment Benefits.

Employers should provide employees leaving their employ with UIA form 1711 Unemployment Compensation to Employee with the Employer section completed. Each diocese has a unique Employer Account Number (EAN) and Federal Identification Number (FEIN) to include on the form (listed below). When completing UIA 1711 use the information for the diocese to which you belong and if you are not a diocesan unit, use the Non-Diocesan EAN and FEIN.

Diocese EAN FEIN
Archdiocese of Detroit 0838200 38-0826300
Grand Rapids 0839200 38-1368746
Saginaw 0839900 38-6412507
Marquette 0839700 38-6115658
Lansing 0839500 38-1360537
Non-Diocesan 0840100 38-1708700
Gaylord 0839000 38-1960458
Kalamazoo 0839400 38-1961750

Sample UIA Form 1711

If a former employee files a claim for Unemployment Insurance benefits, MCC will be notified. MCC will then reach out to the unit bookkeeper for separation and wage information.

Unemployment Denial Period

A “Denial Period” prevents a worker from receiving unemployment benefit based on work with an employer who hired that worker to work during a regularly recurring seasonal period (or school year) if the employer has given the worker “reasonable assurance” of returning to the job at the start of the next season (or school year).