Unemployment Insurance: Wisconsin
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Alan M. Levy, Lindner & Marsack, S.C.
- Most employers are subject to the Wisconsin Unemployment Compensation Act. See Employer Coverage.
- Claimants must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits. See Employee Eligibility.
- Claimants may be disqualified from receiving unemployment benefits in certain cases. See Disqualification From Benefits.
- Unemployment benefits generally last up to 26 weeks. See Benefits.
- An employer may challenge a benefits claim. See Filing Claims.
- Employers must follow specified posting requirements. See Notice and Posting Requirements.
- Wisconsin offers the Work-Share Program, a voluntary program to help employers retain a group of employees who would otherwise have been laid off. See Work-Share Program.