State of Wisconsin
Department of Workforce Development
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announces that, pursuant to s. 227.136 (1), Stats., a preliminary public hearing and comment period will be held regarding a statement of scope for proposed emergency and permanent rules revising Wis. Admin. Code ch. DWD 120 related to providing notification of the availability of unemployment insurance to employees at the time of separation from employment.
This statement of scope was published in Wisconsin Administrative Register 772A1 on April 6, 2020, as SS 018-20. An electronic PDF copy can be viewed or downloaded from the following link:
Hearing Information
Date: April 23, 2020
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Webex meeting at the following link:
Meeting number: 495 544 288
Password: DWD1
The hearing can also be accessed with the following telephone numbers and access code:
+1-855-282-6330 US TOLL FREE
+1-415-655-0003 US TOLL
Access code: 495 544 288
If you have special needs or circumstances regarding communication or accessibility at the hearing, please contact Mark Kunkel, DWD Rules and Records Coordinator, at (608) 267-7713 or no later than 4:30 pm, April 22, 2020. Accommodations or language interpretation will be made available on request to the fullest extent possible.
Appearances at the Hearing and Submittal of Written Comments
The purpose of the hearing will be to hear comments on the statement of scope from any member of the public who wishes to attend as described in the above instructions. Those interested in making an oral presentation will be given the opportunity to do so. Alternatively, written comments may be submitted without attending the hearing. Written comments may be sent to the agency contact person listed below or by email to The deadline for the submission of written comments is April 24, 2020. Written comments received by this date will be given the same consideration as testimony presented at the hearing.
Agency Contact Person
Janell Knutson, Bureau of Legal Affairs Director
Unemployment Insurance Division
Department of Workforce Development
201 East Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 8942
Madison, WI 53708
(608) 266-1639
Links to Admin. Code and Statutes in this Register are to current versions, which may not be the version that was referred to in the original published document.