Lawmaker Blasts `5-Week Wait Time` For Unemployment Claims

People filing for unemployment can wait more than a month for claims to come through, and one Wisconsin lawmaker is venting his frustration.

A Wisconsin lawmaker is blasting the state Department of Workforce Development after officials said it can take more than a month for Wisconsin residents to hear back after filing an unemployment request.

State Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) expressed his frustrations in a statement Tuesday, citing recent department hires that seemingly should have stemmed the wait time for unemployment claims...

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Ken Notes: I suggest that everyone seeking unemployment benefits contact the Senators offices for assistance with their claim. It will be interesting to see how their staff deals with 150 CALLS PER SECOND!!! I continue to applaud the efforts made by DWD in very difficult times. Let not point fingers lets work together to solve our problems...

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