NARF's book Labor and Employment in Indian Country is available for purchase.
Michigan Law Topics
(adopted by some of the Tribes in Michigan)
Unemployment Benefits- How to file for Unemployment Benefits, including information about eligibility.
Notice of Overpayment- If you received a notice of overpayment of unemployment benefits find out what to do.
Worker's Comp- If you become injured or ill from the work you do, you may be eligible for Worker's Compensation Benefits. For more information on eligibility and applying visit Michigan Legal Help's Worker's Comp page.
Non-payment for work performed- Find out about wage laws and what to do if you have not been paid for work performed. For issues with an employer failing to pay you, you can file a complaint with the State.
Workplace discrimination- Learn more about forms of employment discrimination and what your rights are.
Workplace safety concerns- Michigan Legal Help provides an article about workplace safety and what to do if your workplace may be in violation.
For assistance with Tribal Employment Rights, please contact MILS at 231-947-0122
Other Sources of Help
UM Workers Rights Clinic (734) 936-2000
local legal aid offices (Call 888-783-8190 for the southern half of the state and visit LSNM to find the correct office to call for the northern half of the state)
for contact information for Indian Legal Services programs in other states, please visit the MILS NAILS page