Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

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Wisconsin Agricultural Education and Workforce Development Council Announces Membership, Sets Ambitious Goals
DWD Seeks Input on Draft Request for Proposals
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DWD Seeks Input on Draft Request for Proposals

Draft will be used to contract for Unemployment Insurance System Modernization Project

BLS Data: Wisconsin Adds 9,300 Total Non-Farm, 8,200 Private-Sector Jobs in April
Work Search Requirement for Unemployment Benefits – How to Comply
DWD Announces a New Resource for Wisconsinites: Apprenticeship Navigators
DWD Announces First Recipients of New Workforce Equity Grants
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DWD Announces First Recipients of New Workforce Equity Grants

Grants are funded through a donation from the IKEA U.S. Community Foundation

DWD Sees Surge in Fraudulent Activity
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DWD Sees Surge in Fraudulent Activity

 

January Local Employment and Unemployment Data Released
DWD releases 2021 Unemployment Insurance Fraud Report
BLS Data: Wisconsin Adds 11,100 Total Non-Farm Jobs in January; Unemployment Rate Declined to 3.8 Percent
DWD begins issuing PEUC extension payments
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DWD begins issuing PEUC extension payments

 

Joint Task Force on Payroll Fraud and Worker Misclassification Submits Annual Report to Governor
DWD Secretary-designee Signs Work-Share Program Waiver
DWD Clears Wisconsin Unemployment Claims Backlog
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DWD Clears Wisconsin Unemployment Claims Backlog

Remaining claims within timely adjudication resolution period, UI claims older than 21 days resolved or assigned

DWD Seeks Public Input on Initial and Weekly UI Applications
DWD Releases Information on Unemployment Data
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DWD Releases Information on Unemployment Data

 

DWD Launches Extended Benefit Program; Begins Accepting Applications
October Local Employment and Unemployment Data Released
DWD Releases Information on Unemployment Data
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DWD Releases Information on Unemployment Data

 

DWD Partners with IKEA US Community Foundation to Fund Workforce Equity Grant Program
DWD Releases Information on Unemployment Data
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DWD Releases Information on Unemployment Data

 

DWD Release Information on Unemployment Data
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DWD Release Information on Unemployment Data

 

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Last Payable Week of Extended Benefits is November 7
DWD Employee Linda Preysz Receives Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award
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DWD Employee Linda Preysz Receives Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award

DWD also recognizes Honorable Mention recipient Geraldine Perry

DWD Releases Information on Unemployment Data
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DWD Releases Information on Unemployment Data