State officials are suing a central Wisconsin company that abruptly closed in 2019 for unpaid wages and benefits totaling nearly $683,000.
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development was responsible for 11 of the 13 weeks it took, on average, to process unemployment claims filed since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to an audit released Monday. The nonpartisan ...Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A program in Wisconsin designed to help small companies retain workers during slow business periods has taken off after changes were made in response to the coronavirus pandemic to allow more ...Read More »
Stricter rules for those collecting jobless benefits could soon be coming down the road. The state Senate Committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform held a public hearing this week on a bill that would make it easier for the state’s Department ...Read More »
In 2015, Wisconsin adopted an Administrative Code change to our system of waiving work-search requirements for Unemployment Insurance claimants who expect recall from their former employers.Read More »