Notice of Meeting

Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council

Place: Dane County Job Center Ballroom
1819 Aberg Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin
Date: Thursday, February 26, 2009
Time: 9:30 a.m.

Council Members: Please bring your calendars to schedule future meetings.

Council Web Site:

  1. Brief remarks – Hal Bergan

  3. Minutes of Meeting January 29, 2009 (blue)
  4. UI Treasurer's Financial Statements (yellow)
  5. Reserve Fund solvency; borrowing and interest
  6. Summary of programs for extended benefits: Federal-State Extended Benefits; Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008; American Recovery and Reinvestment Act; Wisconsin Supplemental and Extended Benefits
  7. UI Modernization
  8. Customer service issues; administration and systems
  9. Committee to Review UI Definition of “Employee” – brief report
  10. Task Force on Misclassification of Workers – brief report
  11. Department proposals for law change – pending and new:
    D09-10 Amend Exception to Quit Disqualification For Full-Time Work With 80% Liable Employer: Reduce From 35 To 32 Hours

    D09-12 Amend Exceptions To Quit Disqualifications: Change Thresholds to 32 Hours

    D09-16 Amend Special Assessment For Interest To Allow Unused Balance To Revert To Reserve Fund

    D09-02 Establish Firm Deadline For Voluntary Contributions

    D09-03 Incorporate Requirement That Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) Register With Department Of Regulation And Licensing
  12. Department proposal to revise DWD 128, Able to Work and Available for Work
  13.  Department proposal to revise DWD 129, Benefit Claiming Procedures
  14. Annual Report on Detection and Prosecution of Fraud
  15. Letters to the Council (white)

Some or all of the Council members may attend the meeting by telephone. This location is handicap accessible. If you have other special needs (such as an interpreter or written materials in large print), please contact Robin Gallagher, Phone: (608) 267-1405, Unemployment Insurance Division, Bureau of Legal Affairs, P.O. Box 8942, Madison, WI 53708. Hearing and speech impaired callers may reach us at the above phone number through WI TRS (or TDD/Voice Relay 1-800-947-3529.)

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