Wisconsin Employment Law Update – August 2018


Criminal Penalties for Unemployment Benefits Fraud

On February 27, 2018, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed legislation (A.B. 710) creating criminal penalties for any person who knowingly makes a false statement or representation to obtain any unemployment insurance benefit payments, either for himself, herself, or for any other person.

The law became effective April 1, 2018.

Read WI A.B. 710