Gov. Tony Evers' proposed budget wouldn't do enough to attract workers to Wisconsin and his proposals, including increasing the minimum wage, would actually hurt businesses, Republican lawmakers on the Legislature's budget committee argued on Thursday.Read More »
The longtime head of the Wisconsin carpenters’ union will be the top official administering the state’s unemployment system under Gov. Tony Evers.Read More »
In 2017 alone, Wisconsin’s work to crack down on employers who misclassify workers as independent contractors instead of direct employees has netted nearly $1.4 million.Read More »
Although Sanjuana Maltos doesn’t work in the trades, her recent experience with Wisconsin’s unemployment system may serve as a cautionary tale to laid-off construction workers who are trying to navigate the state’s new benefits laws. For nearly two decades, Maltos would travel ...
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As the leaves fall from the trees as fast as the Packer’s playoff chances, many construction employees are preparing for seasonal layoffs and applying for unemployment benefits. To receive unemployment benefits in Wisconsin, laid-off workers must meet the state’s work-search ...Read More »