LARA supports business growth and job creation while safeguarding Michigan's citizens through a simple, fair, efficient and transparent regulatory structure.
LARA will reinvent government while consistently serving our customers fairly, honestly and respectfully through an engaged and creative employee team.
LARA News LinkWatch the LARA News Link - a bi-weekly webcast highlighting the events and happenings of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
LARA Services for VeteransThe Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has prepared a compilation of services that may apply to Michigan's Veterans, active military and military families. These services include occupational or business licensing, construction, workplace safety and health, unemployment, and utility assistance.
Unemployment Insurance Agency 2013 Employer SeminarsThe Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) is offering free condensed seminars to acquaint employers with the unemployment insurance system in Michigan and recent legislative & system changes within the UIA.
Take a Stand Day - August 14, 2013"Take a Stand" for workplace safety and health. For this ninth annual "Take a Stand Day," the MIOSHA program is dedicating more than 125 professional staff to visit Michigan high-hazard industries targeted by the MIOSHA Strategic Plan. To schedule a visit to Michigan high-hazard industries, submit your request by July 24, 2013.
Corporations Division Non-Profit SeminarThe Corporations Division offers a seminar for new nonprofit officers, directors and members which covers a wide variety of topics including director and officers duties and responsibilities, indemnification, charitable solicitations, financing, tax issues, filing requirements and record keeping.
UIA Problem Resolution OfficesAt Problem Resolution Offices (PROs), UIA customer service representatives resolve problems and provide access to automated resources. These offices are located in Alpena, Benton Harbor, Detroit, Gaylord, Grand Rapids, Houghton, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Marquette, Mt. Clemens, Muskegon, Ontonagon, Saginaw, Sault Ste. Marie, and Traverse City.
Department of Insurance and Financial ServicesPreviously known as the Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation (OFIR), the Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) is responsible for regulating Michigan's financial industries, including banks, credit unions, insurance, and mortgage companies. Visit DIFS at their new location http://www.michigan.gov/difs.