Wisconsin

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 Change to Wisconsin Special Minimum Wage

  • 26th August 2016

Special Minimum Wage

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has updated their Minimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities notice. In order for a company to pay less than the standard applicable minimum wage it must also have a certificate under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Additionally, effective July 22, 2016 establishments will be prevented from employing persons 24 years of age or younger at a special minimum wage. This is only applicable unless specific conditions are met. Lastly, the revision date of the notice is now 8/2016.

Effective Date:7/22/2016

The Osha4less.com Wisconsin All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required postings.

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New Posting Requirement for Wisconsin’s Bone Marrow and Organ Donation Leave Act Notice

  • 1st July 2016

Effective July 1, 2016, Wisconsin’s Bone Marrow and Organ Donation Leave Act requires that all employers (with 50 or more employees) allow their employees up to six (6) weeks leave in a 12-month period for the purpose of serving as a bone marrow or organ donor. Leave eligibility applies to employees who have worked with the employer for more than 52 consecutive weeks and for at least 1000 hours during said 52-week period. Employees shall be allowed to substitute paid or unpaid leave provided by the employer for Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave. Employers with 25 or more employees must post a notice which states the employer’s policies for bone marrow and organ donation leave, and employers with 50 or more employees must also post the new Wisconsin Bone Marrow and Organ Donation Leave Act poster developed by the Department of Workforce Development.

Effective date: 7/1/2016

The Osha4less.com Wisconsin All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include this new mandatory change on the required postings.

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Mandatory Change to Wisconsin’s Unemployment Benefits Notice

  • 28th March 2016

The State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has updated their Unemployment Benefits notice. When applying for Unemployment Benefits, applicants must have a Wisconsin Driver’s License or State Identification Number, or if they are a union member, the name and local number of the applicant’s union hall. Non U.S. citizens must have their Alien Registration Number, the document number from which the document is obtained and its expiration date. A new web address for applicants to apply has been added along with an additional phone number to apply over the phone. Lastly, a new logo for the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has been added along with an updated revision date of 3/2016.

Effective date: 3/1/2016

The Osha4less.com Wisconsin All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include this new mandatory change on the required postings.

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Recommended Changes to Wisconsin’s Minimum Wage, Workers with Disabilities, Family and Medical Leave Act, Layoff Notice, Hours & Days Minors May Work, and Health Care – Cessation Benefits Notices

  • 11th November 2015

Minimum Wage

Wisconsin’s Minimum Wage posting has been updated to reflect minor formatting changes to include, but not limited to: formatting the title in capital letters, adding a comma in the address, and adding in two logos.

Effective Date: 10/21/2015

Workers with Disabilities

Wisconsin’s Workers with Disability posting has been updated to reflect a change to the posting’s code located near the revision date.

Effective Date: 10/21/2015

Family and Medical Leave Act

Wisconsin’s Family and Medical Leave Act posting has been updated to reflect minor formatting changes such as formatting the title in capital letters, adding a comma in the address, and removing the italicize from the 30 day filing criteria.

Effective Date: 10/21/2015

Layoff Notice

Wisconsin’s Layoff Notice posting has been updated to reflect minor formatting changes and adding the word “or” within the “business closing” description.

Effective Date: 10/21/2015

Hours & Days Minors May Work

Wisconsin’s Hours & Days of Work Minors May Work posting has been updated to reflect a minor formatting change; “Weekly Hours” under “Maximum Hours of Work for 14 & 15 year-old minors” is now underlined.

Effective Date: 10/21/2015

Health Care – Cessation Benefits

Wisconsin’s Health Care – Cessation of Benefits posting has been updated to reflect minor formatting changes. The first paragraph is now in bold and the address unbolded.

Effective Date: 10/21/2015

The Osha4less.com Wisconson All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include this new recommended change on the required postings.

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Wisconsin Updates its Child Labor Laws

  • 25th July 2011

An important change to the mandatory Wisconsin Child Labor Posting, this notice has been updated to reflect that state and federal laws permit minors under the age of 16 to work except they may not be employed during hours of required school attendance. The maximum hours of work chart on the poster is limited to 14 and 15 year-old minors. The revised poster also covers the minimum wage for minors of $7.25 per hour, and the “opportunity wage” of $5.90 per hour for the first 90 days of employment.

This revised notice is included as part of our updated Wisconsin Labor Law Posters, which includes mandatory labor law postings for this state.

Wisconsin Labor Law Posters

Wisconsin Labor Law Posters