Wisconsin deploys extended benefits program for people who have exhausted regular unemployment
Anyone who qualifies can expect to receive a payment equivalent to their regular UI benefit for up to 13 weeks.

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Dept. of Workforce Development has opened the window for people who have used up their regular unemployment benefits to apply for an extension.

The extended benefits program adds an extra 13 weeks of assistance for people who have exhausted the 26 weeks of standard unemployment insurance as well as the 13 weeks of Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Insurance.

Anyone who qualifies can expect to receive a payment equivalent to their regular UI benefit for up to 13 weeks.

The agency has laid out several ways in which people will be able to apply for benefits both through the DWD dashboard and for those who are not still filing claims:..

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Ken Notes: I wish we could defer major payments like car and home on those who have lost employment as well as businesses that have lost revenue. If government invested in interest on all loans we could slow the impact of Covid while we evaluate the actual damage it has done. Instead we are throwing money at the problem with little understanding of where it is most needed. Keep reading and you will see what I mean.



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