Wisconsin New Hire Reporting

A program requiring employers to report newly hired employees to the State Directory of New Hires. For more details, see New Hire Program Overview

Federal and state law requires all Wisconsin employers and labor organizations with a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) to report within 20 days:
Each newly hired employee
Employees who are rehired after a separation of 60 days or more, including individuals who remain on the payroll during the separation

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New Hire Program Overview

Wisconsin law requires employers to report each newly hired employee to the State Directory of New Hires within 20 days after the employee starts work.

Employers must also report employees who are rehired, recalled, or returning to work after an unpaid interval of more than 60 days.

For more information, see Reporting Fundamentals.

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