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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...

Court Rules Sexual Orientation Is Protected in Landmark Decision

Michael ModlApril 7, 2017
Title VII is a federal law that was enacted in 1964 and prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from...

Allegedly Falsified Records Lead to Trial on Race Bias Claim

Saul GlazerOctober 5, 2016
The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Wisconsin employers) recently reversed a district court’s decision...

Protected Concerted Activity Strikes Again: Worker’s Firing Unlawful

Leslie SammonApril 18, 2016
In this case, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Wisconsin employers) enforced an order...

Another “Everything but the Kitchen Sink” Lawsuit Won by Employer

Michael ModlFebruary 29, 2016
The discharge of an employee, particularly if she is a member of more than one protected class, can lead to...

Cheerleaders: ‘F-L-S-A! The Law Says You Have to Pay!’

February 1, 2016
A number of professional cheerleaders have filed wage and hour lawsuits against high-profile employers alleging they were not paid at...

Old Habits Die Hard: Tips to Avoid Becoming a Defendant

February 1, 2016
The adage “old habits die hard” seems particularly applicable to a rash of lawsuits recently filed and settled by the Equal...