As Wisconsin businesses closed this spring to slow the spread of COVID-19, jobless filings and phone calls flooded the Department of Workforce Development — too quickly for staff employees to keep up. But DWD Secretary Caleb Frostman remained optimistic.
Following denials, laid-off Wisconsin workers with disabilities now eligible for federal pandemic aid
By Bram Sable-Smith Wisconsin Public Radio Possibly hundreds of laid-off Wisconsin workers with disabilities can now obtain the sort of federal aid that other unemployed workers have been able to receive during the pandemic. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development said this week it would begin offering Pandemic Unemployment Assistance — an offering under Congress’ […]
Following a slew of denials, state regulators are now pushing to give federal pandemic aid to laid-off Wisconsinites with disabilities.
Wisconsin has a new system in place to speed up the payment of $600 weekly federal unemployment benefits, the head of the state Department of Workforce Development said Wednesday, before a legislative hearing to examine how the state has handled claims during the coronavirus pandemic.
Wisconsin Democrats have flipped a GOP stronghold to capture a state legislative district that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump in 2016, as Democrats touted a surging "blue wave" that Republicans mocked as a "blue trickle."
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