The Wisconsin unemployment rate provides up to 26 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits with a maximum amount of $370 per week and a minimum amount of $54 per week. To find out specifically how much your benefit will be, the WDW has prepared a Weekly Benefit Rate Chart that shows the amount of high-quarter wages needed for each rate.How is unemployment calculated in Wisconsin?
Calculate unemployment payments. Unemployment benefits pay 4 percent "of the total high quarter wages from all covered employment," according to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Multiply your highest earning quarter by 4 percent--or .04--to determine the weekly benefit amount.What is the maximum weekly unemployment benefit?
Unemployment Benefits. The maximum number of weekly payments is typically 26 within an unemployed worker's "benefit year".* A benefit year is 52 weeks, and its start and end dates are based on the date that a worker filed an initial claim for unemployment benefits.How do I certify for unemployment?
Every other week, you must contact IDES and "certify" that you are eligible for unemployment benefits. To certify, you must complete a short questionnaire that asks about your earnings, work search and availability for work over the past two weeks. If you qualify for benefits, you will receive a benefit payment within three days.