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Notice of Meeting

Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council

Date:  Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Time:  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Place:  Department of Workforce Development
GEF-1 Building
Room F305
201 East Washington Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin

Agenda Items and Tentative Schedule

  1. Call to Order and Introductions
  2. Approval of Minutes of the September 19, 2019 Council Meeting
  3. Department Update
  4. Report on the Unemployment Insurance Reserve Fund
  5. Update on Court Cases
    • Varsity Tutors LLC vs. LIRC, DWD & Holland Galante
  6. Update on Federal Rulemaking – Occupational Drug Testing
  7. Department Proposals for Agreed Bill
  8. Labor and Management Proposals for Agreed Bill
  9. Research Request
  10. Agreed Bill Timeline
  11. Future Meeting Dates
  12. Adjourn


  • The Council may not address all agenda items or follow the agenda order.
  • The Council may take up action items at a time other than that listed.
  • The Council may discuss other items, including those on any attached lists.
  • The Council members may attend the meeting by telephone.
  • The employee or employer members of the Council may convene in closed session at any time during the meeting to deliberate any matter for potential action or items posted in this agenda, under sec. 19.85(1)(ee), Stats. The employee or employer members of the Council may thereafter reconvene again in open session after completion of the closed session.
  • This location is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you have a disability and need assistance (such as an interpreter or information in an alternate format), please contact Robin Gallagher, Unemployment Insurance Division, at 608-267-1405 or dial 7-1-1 for Wisconsin Relay Service.
  • Today's meeting materials will be available online at 10:00 a.m. at