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What do you need to know about Wisconsin Works?

What do you need to know about Wisconsin Works?

Wisconsin Works (W-2) is Wisconsin’s primary Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. What is W-2? W-2 is a program that provides employment preparation services, case management and cash assistance to eligible families. Read the W-2 Benefits and Services. (link is external)

Who is eligible for the Wisconsin Works program?

Low-income parents and pregnant women may participate in W-2. Both you and your child’s other parent may be eligible for W-2, even if your child only lives with you. What is the purpose of W-2? W-2 can help you get a job and provide for your family.

What does Wisconsin Works ( W-2 ) do for You?

W-2 provides: 1 Help in finding a job; 2 Work experience, through supervised worksites; 3 Vocational education and training; 4 Case management services; 5 Assistance with searching for housing, child care, and employment; and 6 Assistance applying for SSI/SSDI.

How often do you need to do a work search in Wisconsin?

Claimants who are collecting UI benefits are required to register with the Wisconsin Job Service and conduct at least 4 weekly work search actions unless the department provides a waiver. The department communicates to claimants when they need to register with Wisconsin Job Service and/or search for work.

How many days do you have to work in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin labor laws define a typical workweek as seven consecutive days. One day equals 24 hours. Wisconsin requires employers to count on-call time as hours worked, as long as the employee remains on the premises. Doing so helps meet the state’s minimum wage and overtime requirements.

What do you need to know about workers compensation in Wisconsin?

If you are injured at work in Wisconsin, you have a number of rights. The following list provides answers to 20 questions that every Wisconsin worker should know about worker’s compensation:

Who is the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development?

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) is a program designed to obtain, maintain, and advance employment for Wisconsin residents with disabilities.

Do you have to report to work on holiday in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin labor laws do not require private businesses to extend paid or unpaid holiday leave to employees. In fact, the state specifies that a private employer can require workers to report in on holidays.