Employment & Income Verification

Milwaukee County uses The Work Number® to provide automated employment and income verifications on our employees.

 

The Work Number is a fast and secure way to provide proof of employment or income—a necessary step in many of today’s life events involving credit, financing or securing of benefits or services. The Work Number simplifies the verification process and accelerates credit decisions through an online system available to verifiers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. More than 200,000 credentialed verifiers rely on The Work Number for rapid access to information critical to their decision process, and over 2,900 employers nationwide have entrusted The Work Number to provide this important service on behalf of their employees.

 

To obtain proof of employment:

Visit http://theworknumber.com

You Will Need:

 - the Milwaukee County employer code, which is 13508
 - the employee’s Social Security Number
 - a permissible purpose for accessing the information, as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act
 - and credentialed access to use The Work Number, Milwaukee County's designated provider of employment and income verifications. 

 

To obtain proof of income:

Visit http://theworknumber.com

You Will Need:

 - the Milwaukee County employer code, which is 13508
 - the employee’s Social Security Number
 - a permissible purpose for accessing the information, as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act
 - consent from the employee to access income their data
 - and credentialed access to use The Work Number, Milwaukee County’s designated provider of employment and income verifications.

 

For more information on accepted permissible purposes and using The Work Number, please visit http://theworknumber/verifiers, or call The Work Number client service center at 1-800-367-5690.

 

Employee Information:

Visit: www.theworknumber.com/employees to:

 - Learn more about how The Work Number maintains your data privacy
 - Understand how the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) helps protect you
 - Obtain your Employee Data Report
 - For information on how to set up a salary key, click here.

 

Need Help?

The Work Number Client Service Center is available:

Monday – Friday; 7am – 8pm (CT)
at 800.367.2884.
For TTY–hearing impaired call 800.424.0253.