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Furlough Resources

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Keep up to date on all the information regarding Furloughs and how they affect you!

Employees who are consecutively furloughed for 30 or more calendar days: You may choose to convert accrued sick leave to pay for State Group Health insurance while on furlough. In order to do so, there are potential significant outcomes and steps needed to implement this option. Please review the resources below to determine if converting sick leave is right for you.

Other benefits will be billed directly to you monthly.


FaASLi and US individuals who are furloughed may be eligible for unemployment. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) determines eligibility and approves claims. UW-Eau Claire's role is to respond with factual information such as employment category, earnings, and employment dates.

Please reference the above DWD resources to learn more about unemployment insurance during COVID-19 and furlough.

When applying for for Unemployment due to furlough, you will be asked for the following information:

o Employers' business names - UW-Eau Claire
o Employers' addresses (including zip code) - PO Box 4004, Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
o Employers' phone number 715-836-2513

 For reason of unemployment, select:  Temporary Layoff

 To see a video to help you apply, go to: How To Apply For Unemployment Benefits



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