Wisconsin first state to enact unemployment insurance

January 28, 1932

Wisconsin first state to enact unemployment insurance

On January 28, 1932, Governor Philip La Follette signed the Grove Bill which made Wisconsin the first state to have a compulsory unemployment insurance.

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