Workers' Compensation & Unemployment Insurance

Northland Connection has data for Minnesota and Wisconsin workers' compensation and unemployment insurance standards and averages: 

 
  Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance

 

 

 Minnesota

Wisconsin

 Workers Compensation

 

 

Average Cost for all manufacturing per $100 Payroll

$2.00-$2.49

$2.00-$2.49

 Assigned Risk Rate for Office Workers

$0.30

$0.27

 Maximum Weekly Benefit

$989

$1,404

 Unemployment Insurance

 

 

 Taxable Base

$31,000

$14,000

 Maximum Weekly Benefit

$658

$370

 Unemployment Insurance Rates (%)

 

 

 Existing Employers (maximum experience rating)

9.00%

12.00%

 New Employers (Non-High Cost)

1.59% - 8.44%

3.25% - 3.40%

 New Construction Employers (High Cost)

9.00%

6.60%


Source: Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry, Unemployment Insurance Minnesota; Wisconsin Department of Workforce Department