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.

Employer Online Services


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

Provider Online Services

Additional Resources

Work-Share Program

Avoid layoffs by allowing workers to remain employed & employers to retain trained staff during times of reduced business activity.

Worker Classification

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

Labor Law Clinics

Educational seminars open to the public explaining many of the laws and rules the agency 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.

Statewide Claim Statistics

Weekly data on Wisconsin UI initial and weekly claims filed.

Unemployment Fraud & Scams

What claimant and employer fraud looks like, how to report fraud, and avoiding scams.