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    DWD Issues Guidance Pandemic Unemployment (PUA) Assistance

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    The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has issued some initial guidance on Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) benefits, which are available to those who do not qualify for regular unemployment benefits.

    In his recent blog post, “Eligibility for PUA Benefits,” Wisconsin unemployment attorney Victor Forberger notes that the DWD will begin accepting PUA claims the week of April 21, and explains the eligibility criteria for applicants seeking assistance.

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