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Milwaukee workforce to take spotlight at event

As a Milwaukee native who takes great pride in the city's sense of value, friendship and commitment to community, I am pleased to announce that the Department of Workforce Development will bring Job Center Services to specific Milwaukee neighborhoods through its Job Center Access Points.

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Unemployment insurance reforms protect system for workers, employers

Since Gov. Scott Walker took office in 2011, Wisconsin's improving economy, along with a redoubled focus to protect unemployment insurance as a short-term safety net for those who are eligible, has stabilized the UI Trust Fund, reduced the tax burden on Wisconsin employers, and helped members of the workforce who are out of work through no fault of their own find new employment quickly.

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Appeals court sides with LIRC in jobless benefit cases (access required)

A state court of appeals has found that several lawsuits the state Department of Workforce Development filed against an independent body that reviews the department’s jobless-benefit decisions were thrown out properly. In general, the DWD decides what benefits an unemployed ...

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