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updated 8:09 PM UTC, Sep 18, 2020

Department Of Workforce Development: 620K People Still Waiting For Benefits

  • Written by Tyler Bue
  • Published in News

The Department of Workforce Development reports more than 620 thousand claims for unemployment benefits are still waiting to be processed.

Those out-of-work Wisconsin residents are on hold while the unemployment office decides whether to award the claims. The D-W-D says some claims date back to March. More than four million people have been paid by the state since March, with the payments totaling over three billion dollars.

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