Handbook for Claimants

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READ THIS HANDBOOK: It contains important information and instructions about your eligibility for benefits and how to protect your rights to those benefits under the Wisconsin unemployment insurance law.

YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING ALL OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS HANDBOOK. YOU ARE ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INACCURATE OR INCOMPLETE INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE.


Table of Contents

Why We Need Your Social Security Number

Part 1: Security Credentials, Social Security Number & Your Address

Part 2: To Reapply for Benefits

Part 3: Filing a Weekly Claim Certification

Part 4: Work Search; Registration for Work; Re-employment Services

Part 5: Computing Benefit Entitlement

Part 6: Eligibility Issues

Part 7: Fraud and Quality Control

Part 8: Your Unemployment Records

Appendix: Hours of Operation - Online Services and Contact Information



Publication Number: UCB-10-P

Chapter 108 Wisconsin Statutes

DWD is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. If you have a disability and need assistance with this information, please dial 7-1-1 for Wisconsin Relay Service. Please contact the Unemployment Insurance Division at 414-438-7713 to request information in an alternate format, including translated to another language.

The UI Handbook for Claimants (UCB-10-P) is available for viewing and printing online at: http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uiben/handbook

For additional information about the UI program, go online at: http://unemployment.wisconsin.gov or contact a Claims Specialist.


Updated: August 30, 2017

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