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Natural Resources Board Environmental February Update

Patrick StevensFebruary 7, 2019
At its January meeting, the Natural Resources Board (NRB), the policy-making board for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), took...

Who Has the Golden Ticket? Office Pools, Lotteries, & Gambling in Wisconsin

Danielle BaudhuinFebruary 5, 2019
Fantasy football tournaments and March Madness brackets are common in many Wisconsin workplaces. Typically, employees pay a small fee to...

Legal Primer: Conducting & Managing the Results of Safety Audits

Troy ThompsonFebruary 5, 2019
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) and its substantive regulations, covered employers are subject to certain safety...

New Year’s Checklist for Private-Sector Employers

Leslie SammonFebruary 5, 2019
As another new year dawns, it’s a good time to determine whether your organization has grown enough to meet the...

Roundabout Trap

Mike RileyFebruary 1, 2019
Roundabouts remain an unsettling experience for many Wisconsin motorists. Who gets to go where and when can be something of...

Employers Face Complications if Stock Options are Transferred in a Divorce

Kathryn GriggJanuary 25, 2019
Employers may get dragged into an employee’s divorce when stock options are involved. Determining whether stock options may be transferred...

Bun in the Oven? Time to Get an Estate Plan Baking, Too

Tracy MurnJanuary 24, 2019
If You’re Expecting, It’s Time to Get an Estate Plan. You might be at the age where it seems as...

Court Rules OSHA’s Rollback of Requirement for Submission of Detailed Data Regarding Workplace Injuries and Illnesses May Proceed

Don GalloJanuary 4, 2019
OSHA issued new regulations to “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” that took effect January 1, 2017.  The new...

The Rest of the Stressful Christmas Story

Michael ModlJanuary 4, 2019
You’ve taken all of the appropriate precautions to make your annual holiday season fun and hopefully not a source of...