Wisconsin Unemployment - WI Workforce Development

The Wisconsin Unemployment Administration part of the Department of Workforce Development is responsible in the administration and management of the Unemployment Insurance Program in Wisconsin which provides temporary assistance to the state of Wisconsin's unemployed workers.

To be eligible to fill for unemployment benefits in Wisconsin you must be employed in the state of Wisconsin, and not have abandoned your job for no good reason, or fail to make a suitable work search for a given claim week or works in excluded employment.

In order to apply for unemployment benefits in Wisconsin you will need to do so by either applying online or applying via the phone.  Information you will need to apply for unemployment in WI include: Your Social Security Number, A Personal Identification Number (PIN), Your Wisconsin Driver’s License Number, The names of employers for whom you worked in the past 18 months, Your Alien Registration Number, if you are not a U.S. citizen, If a member of a skilled trades union, the name and local number of your union hall, & Your Current Address.

201 E. Washington Ave, Madison, WI, 53703
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