Archive for May, 2017

Mandatory Wisconsin Unemployment Benefit Notice Revised

  • 11th May 2017

The State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has updated their Unemployment Insurance Benefits notice. The notice has an updated format and now states that claims for unemployment insurance must be filed online ONLY with hours when to apply. The information to have ready when filing has also been revised to include new documentation and requirements in addition to updated contact information. The revision date for this notice is 5/12/2017.

Mandatory Missouri Workers’ Compensation Benefits Updated

  • 11th May 2017

The Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation has released a mandatory change including additional benefits if it is shown that an employee is permanently, totally disabled and/or has died due to one or more occupational disease due to toxic exposure, which are defined as: mesothelioma, asbestosis, berylliosis, coal worker’s pneumoconiosis, bronchiolitis, obliterans, silicosis, silicotuberculosis, manganism, acute myelogenous leukemia, and myelodysplastic syndrome. In addition, the Fraud/Compliance felonies have been reclassified and the notice includes updated TDD/TTY contact information. The revision date for this notice is 5/10/2017.