Common questions

How do I check the status of my unemployment claim in Wisconsin?

How do I check the status of my unemployment claim in Wisconsin?

Your Claim Information

  1. Go to
  2. Logon to view and manage your claim information online: Check your claim status. View or print your payment history. Check status of eligibility issues or appeals. View or print determinations. and more!

How do I apply for unemployment in Wisconsin for Covid?

I need to start my unemployment claim (initial application) but have not been able to get through to a claims specialist by phone. Apply online at Once you begin the application, you will be brought to a calendar. Simply choose the correct week you want the claim to begin.

Why is Pua taking so long?

Fraud checks or additional document verification where many UI applications are being flagged has also been cited as a big reason for PUA delays/rejections. This is not surprising since may gig workers and contractors don’t have standard unemployment documentation and so require extra verification and fraud checks.

Is Pua unemployment getting extended?

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) DUA has implemented the extended PUA program and benefits are available until the week ending September 4, 2021. PUA claimants may now receive up to 79 weeks of benefits.

Will Wisconsin unemployment get the $300?

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature voted June 9 to eliminate the $300-a-week federal bonus for unemployed people. The federal payment, approved to help the unemployed during the coronavirus pandemic, is scheduled to end on Sept. 6.

Can you call unemployment on Sunday?

You may file a weekly claim for benefits any time Sunday through Saturday. However, there will be a short downtime each night for file maintenance and updates. After each week ending date – which is a Saturday — you will have seven calendar days to file your weekly claim by telephone.

How long will pandemic unemployment assistance last?

A benefit year is the 12-month period from the start of your claim. Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) provides up to 53 additional weeks of payments if you’ve used all of your available UI benefits. The first 13 weeks are available from March 29, 2020 to September 4, 2021.

Why does unemployment pay on hold 2021?

New claimants in 2021 had to provide this documentation within 21 days or their claim would have been suspended. Existing claimants from last year had 90 days. So many who have seen their claim held up has been due to missing documentation that they generally need to load on to their state UI portal.

Why does my unemployment Says Pay held?

Why does it say ‘Pay held’? If there are claim issues that need to be processed on a claim to determine eligibility for Unemployment Benefits, these may require more information and time to process and payments may be held up during this time.

How to apply for unemployment online in Wisconsin?

We are accepting Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) online applications from individuals unable to work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic who do NOT qualify for Regular Unemployment Insurance (UI), e.g. self-employed, independent contractors, workers with limited work history.

Where is the unemployment Help Center in Wisconsin?

Tax Rate and Other Account Information. (608) 261-6700. [email protected]. Benefits/Claimant Eligibility: Wisconsin Unemployment Help Center. P.O. Box 7905. Madison, WI 53707. Employer Assistance Line: Monday – Friday 7:35am – 3:30pm.

Where can I find my unemployment claim information?

You can view and manage your unemployment claim information online: and more! Hours of Operation: Online services are available at the following times to access your claim information: Dropdown navigation menu Apply for Benefits Online File Your Weekly Claim Your Claim Information Handbook for Claimants Help!

When to call a claims specialist for unemployment?

If you are instructed to call a claims specialist to complete your claim during business hours, the information you have already provided will be saved and available to the claims specialist when you call. What happens after I apply? You will receive a Claim Confirmation and Instructions form. The Handbook for Claimants is online.