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Using Personality Tests to Improve Employment Decisions

Saul GlazerMarch 28, 2012
Bad hiring and promotion decisions can plague a company for years and cost it dearly. A candidate who looks amazing...

Employee’s Performance Issues Are Legitimate Reason for Termination

Saul GlazerNovember 16, 2011
The Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (which includes Wisconsin) recently affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a lawsuit against...

Hiring Minors for Summer Work

Robert ProcterJune 16, 2011
This Wisconsin Builders Association Hot Line is a service provided for the Wisconsin Builders Association by the law firm of...

You Can’t Just Fire Everyone… But Almost

June 8, 2009
What is the Brockmeyer Exception? Wisconsin is an employment-at-will state, meaning you may fire an employee who doesn’t have an...

How to Respond to Harassment by a Phantom Perpetrator

Saul GlazerJune 1, 2009
As all employers know, workplace harassment can be an illegal form of discrimination. A recent lawsuit filed by a former...

Constructive Discharge Means Never Having to Say “You’re Fired”

Saul GlazerApril 21, 2009
Courts throughout the United States, including Wisconsin, have routinely used the concept of a “constructive” action in a myriad of...

Public Policy Precludes Corporate Liability for Employee’s Improper Use of Employer’s Computer

Lori LubinskyNovember 19, 2008
On November 6, 2008, the Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a plaintiff’s lawsuit against Cuna Mutual Insurance Society...