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Learn how to apply for unemployment benefits, file a weekly claim, understand requirements, and more.

What to Know


File unemployment tax and wage reports, access other employer online services, and more.

Online Services


Resources and online services for providers who upload data on behalf of employers.

Learn More


Toolkit for non-profits and other community partners who assist claimants with the UI process.



Statistics Dashboard

Wisconsin initial and weekly claim data by county and statewide. Also includes adjudication, benefits paid, UI calls, and appeals data. (Updated every Thursday)

Additional Resources

Identity Fraud & Scams

What fraud looks like, how to report, identity fraud resources, and avoiding scams.

Work-Share Program

Avoid layoffs by allowing workers to remain employed & employers to retain trained staff.

Worker Classification

How to correctly classify each worker as either an "employee" or "independent contractor."

Labor Law Training

Educational sessions open to the public explaining the laws and rules DWD administers.

Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council (UIAC)

The UIAC recommends changes to improve Wisconsin unemployment laws.

Legal Resources

Information on appeal hearings and law changes related to unemployment.

Federal Funding Disclosure (Stevens Amendment)

Acknowledgement of federal funding for UI programs and projects.