Notice of Meeting

Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council

Date:  Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time:  9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Place:  Department of Workforce Development
GEF-1 Building
Room H306
201 East Washington Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin

Agenda Items and Tentative Schedule

  1. Call to Order and Introductions
  2. Approval of Minutes of the May 11, 2017 Council Meeting
  3. Report of Activities of the Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council
  4. UIAC 85th Anniversary
  5. Department Update
  6. Update on Court Cases
    • DWD v. LIRC, Valarie Beres & Mequon Jewish Campus, Inc.
  7. Update on Legislation
    • Budget Bill (SB30 / AB64)
    • Mobility Grant Study (AB243)
    • Work Search Waiver (SB83 / AB131)
  8. Department Proposals For Agreed Bill Pending Action
    • D17-03 – Assessment for Failure to Produce Records
    • D17-06 – Standard of Proof in Unemployment Insurance Law Cases
    • D17-07 – Revision of Collections Statutes
    • D17-08 – Various Minor and Technical Changes
  9. Labor Proposals For Agreed Bill Pending Action
    • L17-01 – Increase the Maximum Weekly Benefit Rate by $10 in 2018 and by $10 in 2019
    • L17-02 – Amend the Trigger for Schedule D to $1.8 Billion
    • L17-03 – Increase the Taxable Wage Base to $16,500 in 2019 and Index in Future
  10. Management Proposals For Agreed Bill Pending Action
    • M17-01 – Repeal the Quit Exception in Wis. Stat. § 108.04(7)(e)
    • M17-02 – State and Federal Holidays are not Working Days for Partial Benefits if the Employer is Closed
    • M17-03 – Reduce the Maximum Number of Benefit Weeks Based on the Unemployment Rate: 22 Weeks when the Unemployment Rate is below 7%; 18 Weeks when the Unemployment Rate is below 5%
    • M17-04 – Amend Definitions of Misconduct and Substantial Fault
  11. Timeline of Agreed Bill/Future Meeting Dates
  12. Agenda Items for June 15, 2017 Meeting
  13. Adjourn


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