WI Workforce Development Offices Close Statewide

Governor Evers announced his “Safer at Home” order yesterday, that goes in effect today, and now The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has announced that Job Centers across the state will be closed to the public starting today. 

Services to the public will remain available online and assistance will also be delivered over the phone. Customers filing for Unemployment Insurance (UI) should visit https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uiben/ for information, videos, and to apply for unemployment benefits.  

Applying for unemployment benefits is a two-step process: Apply online the week you become unemployed and File a weekly claim for each week you would like to receive benefits. Job Search assistance can also be found online. Register on www.JobCenterofWisconsin.com (JCW) to create a resume, search for jobs, view online workshops, and research labor market information.