Services Available for Workers from State of Wisconsin

(Source: Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development)

Unemployment Insurance
Apply for unemployment benefits and file your weekly claim.

Look for Work
The Job Center of Wisconsin connects employers and job seekers in Wisconsin. Everything you need is right here – at no cost to you.

Veterans Services

Vocational Rehabilitation
Provide employment services and counseling to people with disabilities, provide or arrange for services to enable an individual to go to work, and provide training and technical assistance to employers regarding disability employment issues.

Older Workers
Older workers are a growing pool of untapped resources for solving your labor shortage problems. Learn more about hiring older workers, how to attract and retain older workers, and assess your business older worker climate.

Transportation Assistance
Help low-income people obtain employment, retain employment, advance in employment, and help employers access workers.

Apprenticeship Standards
Apprenticeship is a structured system of training designed to prepare individuals for skilled occupations. It combines on-the-job training under the supervision of experienced journey workers with related classroom instruction. Apprentices who successfully complete the prescribed number of hours of training in an apprenticeship program become certified skilled workers.

Labor Standards Bureau
Wisconsin statutes on child labor laws, minimum wage, work permits and other issues.

Summer Youth Employment Program
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009, is intended to preserve and create jobs, promote the nation’s economic recovery, and to assist those most impacted by the recession. ARRA makes available $1.2 billion for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth activities. Wisconsin has received $13.8 million of which $11.7 million will go to local Workforce Investment Boards (WIBs). It is the intent of Congress that this funding be used to provide expanded summer employment opportunities. For purposes of this funding, the summer is defined as the period May 1 through September 30.

Worker's Compensation
Information on worker's compensation for workers, employers, insurers and more.


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