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Letting It Slide: Documenting Infractions at the Ice Rink

Aneet KaurSeptember 20, 2019
The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (the federal appeals court that governs Wisconsin) recently handed a win to employers,...

Did My Employee Quit, Or Did I Fire Him?

Heath StrakaAugust 26, 2019
There are times when an employee appears to have quit his job, but a court or a jury will determine...

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Title VII Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Cases

Morgan StippelJuly 29, 2019
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it unlawful to discriminate against employees or job applicants on...

7th Circuit: ADEA Provides Limited Protection for Job Applicants

Leslie SammonApril 5, 2019
On January 23, 2019, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose decisions apply to all Wisconsin employers) ruled that...

For ADA Compliance, Stay in Line—Don’t Forget to Reassign

Morgan StippelApril 1, 2019
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recognizes reassignment as “the reasonable accommodation of last resort.” As a result, it’s essential...

#MeToo Meets SCOTUS: Lessons From the Kavanaugh Confirmation

Saul GlazerNovember 6, 2018
The nation is sharply divided over the recent hearings and confirmation of the newest U.S. Supreme Court justice, Brett Kavanaugh....

Labor and Industry Review Commission Takes on Arbitration Provisions

Leslie SammonAugust 9, 2018
In this case, the Wisconsin Labor and Industry Review Commission (LIRC) interpreted and decided what an employer and employee can...

CBD and Employment Drug Testing

Guy DuBeauFebruary 20, 2018
About a year ago, the Wisconsin legislature passed, and Governor Walker signed into law, an act that expanded the potential...

Getting the PIP Process Right

Michael ModlDecember 28, 2017
An employee continues to make mistakes that cost the company money. You meet with her and place her on a...