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Does Workers’ Comp Cover Injuries While Working From Home?

Aneet KaurJuly 8, 2020
Do I have to pay worker’s compensation benefits to an employee who trips on her dog and injures her knee...

An Employer’s Guide to Screening/Testing for COVID-19

Leslie SammonJune 26, 2020
As businesses re-open, some of the questions employers have involve what type of screening they may or should conduct for...

DNR Modifies High Capacity Well Reviews

Sean FryeJune 22, 2020
On June 2, DNR announced it was modifying its high capacity well review process in response to a recent action...

OSHA Guidance for Employers

June 19, 2020
Over the past few months, OSHA released a series of resources and guidance for employers. This information including weekly tips...

Theft by Contractor

Thomas HofbauerJune 16, 2020
The penalties for a violation of Wisconsin’s “Theft by Contractor” statute can be severe.  If such a claim is proven,...

The Risks of CBD Use and THC Testing

Jeremy LangeJune 10, 2020
The widespread availability and use of CBD, in combination with imprecise drug tests, presents challenges to employees and employers. If...

Insurance Coverage, Damage, and Business Losses from Riots and Vandalism

Jeremy LangeJune 9, 2020
Businesses across Wisconsin are wondering if they are insured against damage caused by riots, vandalism, and curfews. Insurance policies commonly...

May Regulatory Update: Natural Resources Board Actions

Patrick StevensJune 5, 2020
The Wisconsin Natural Resource Board (NRB) held a virtual meeting on May 27th and took action on a number of...

Senate Passes Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Bill

Robert ProcterJune 4, 2020
There has been much criticism about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was intended to help small businesses devastated by...