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By: WISCONSIN LAW JOURNAL STAFF August 13, 2019 12:22 pm

Wisconsin s Department of Workforce Development Division of Worker s Compensation has rolled out a new electronic warrant filing system that, according to the DWD, streamlines the process to file warrants and will save tens of thousands of dollars annually.

The new electronic warrant (e-warrant) filing system, developed with the cooperation of the Wisconsin Court System, allows Division of Worker s Compensation staff to file warrants with Wisconsin circuit courts when it looks to recover benefits costs paid out of the state s Uninsured Employers Fund. The UEF pays benefits on claims filed by employees who are injured while working for illegally uninsured employers.

The worker s comp e-warrant filing project streamlines the warranting process for more than 4,000 transactions annually. Examples of process improvements include:...