Wisconsin Unemployment Department Phone Number

Want to reach Wisconsin unemployment department to file claim? You are at the right place. This page has the latest phone number of Wisconsin unemployment departments.

Phone number to file an initial claim application for a fresh claim or to reopen an existing claim:
Madison Area 608-232-0678
Milwaukee Area 414-438-7700
Toll Free Number 1-800-UC CLAIM (1-800-822-5246)

Claims Specialists are available:
Monday-Friday 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday 7:30 AM – Noon

For Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired callers may apply online using the Internet address shown above, or they may apply by calling our TTY toll free number. TTY callers must have a telephone typewriter device. Voice calls are not answered on this number. TTY Toll Free Number: 1-888-393-8914

Phone number to file a weekly claim certification for a benefit check:
Madison Area 608-261-9990
Milwaukee Area 414-438-5395
Toll Free Number 1-800-978-7887

Online and Automated Telephone Weekly Claim Systems area available:
Sunday 9:00 AM – Midnight
Monday-Friday 1:00 AM – Midnight
Saturday 1:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Online and Automated Telephone Initial Claim Systems are available:
Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday-Friday 6:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Phone number to get information, assistance or to talk to a claims specialist:
Madison Area 608-232-0824
Milwaukee Area 414-438-7713

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