WORT 89.9FM Madison · Scott Gordon On State Republicans’ Push To End Federal $300 Unemployment Supplement In his recent article, Quit taking it out on the unemployed, journalist, Scott Gordon, […]
DWD Secretary-Designee Amy Pechacek on clearing Wisconsin’s unem...
Since March, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has struggled under the weight of a record amount of unemployment claims. The Department’s antiquated technology buckled under the sudden influx of […]
Wisconsin DWD continues to wrestle with unemployment backlog
On Tuesday, Wisconsin’s Assembly Republicans — led by Speaker Robin Vos — introduced a one hundred million dollar coronavirus relief package. One of the central pillars of the package seeks […]
Unemployment During the Pandemic
An estimated 50 million Americans have filed unemployment claims since the start of the pandemic. That’s roughly one in five workers collecting unemployment benefits and navigating a labyrinthine system to […]
Seeking Answers: Madison Residents Face Uncertainty in Unemployment
Last week, nearly 70,000 Wisconsinites applied for unemployment insurance as many businesses have begun to close in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. Last year, just over 5,200 residents […]
State, Local Governments Seek to Aid Small Businesses, Unemployed Work...
At 5 p.m. yesterday, all restaurants and bars in Wisconsin closed per a mandate from Governor Tony Evers. In order to offset the economic losses of that order, Governor Evers […]