Minimum Wage


Email -- Equal Rights -- Division Administrator

(608) 266-6860 -- Equal Rights Division 
(608) 266-3345 -- Jim Chiolino, Bureau Director of Hearings and Mediation
(608) 266-3131 -- State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. -- Equal Rights Division

Street Address
Department of Workforce Development
201 E Washington Ave
Room A100
Madison, WI 53703

Mailing Address
PO Box 8928
Madison, WI 53708-8928

Further questions should be first referred to the Labor Standards Section, under the Equal Rights Division of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Before you call or email, have handy any case or account numbers and your social security number. If you have questions about a correspondence from DWD, have that letter/phone message/email information handy. Identification may be required.

The phone number listed above is an automated phone system. Please press 1 to get to main menu if using a touchtone phone, then press 2 for minimum wage/hour laws.

Wisconsin's minimum wage is equal to the federal rate of $7.25/hour and premium wages begin after 40 hours of work per week.