Michigan Workers’ Compensation Hearings Update Related to COVID-19
A message from the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity:
In accordance with Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), effective March 16, 2020 at 5:00 pm, the Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency and the Workers’ Compensation Board of Magistrates are suspending in-person hearings until April 20, 2020.
Magistrates will be available to conduct hearings remotely with in-person hearings only taking place with prior approval of the magistrate. We will be communicating additional guidance in the very near future.
**Again, please stay tuned to this space for further updates from the jurisdictions handled by the firm.