State of Wisconsin
Department of Workforce Development
COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance Claims
Chs. DWD 127 and 128, Wis. Admin. Code
Emergency Rule EmR2006
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announces that it will hold a public hearing on emergency rule EmR2006 relating to work search actions, availability for work, and work available for people filing claims with the unemployment insurance program during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hearing Information
Date:     June 18, 2020
Time:     10:00 am – 11:00 am
Location:   Webex meeting at the following link:
Meeting number: 145 528 9977
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: 145 528 9977
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 noon, June 16, 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
Interested persons are invited to appear at the hearing and will be afforded the opportunity to make an oral presentation of their positions.
Written comments may be submitted by email to or through DWD's website: Written comments must be received on or before June 18, 2020 to be included in the record of rulemaking proceedings.
The analysis and text of the emergency rule may be accessed at the following link:
Agency Contact Person
Janell Knutson, Director, Bureau of Legal Affairs
Division of Unemployment Insurance
Department of Workforce Development
P.O. Box 8942
Madison, WI 53708
Telephone: (608) 266-1639
Agency Small Business Regulatory Coordinator
Jennifer Wakerhauser, Deputy Legal Counsel
Department of Workforce Development
(608) 266-2140
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