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Workplace Poster Requirements

Leslie Sammondiciembre 1, 2007
Several federal and Wisconsin laws require you to post information in the workplace explaining employees’ rights under the law. Failure...

Convictions are Not Necessarily Related to Employment

noviembre 1, 2007
Joachim Vetter was employed as a certified nursing assistant at the Brown County Mental Health Center. Brown County, which was...

Court Rejects Employee’s Unsanctioned FMLA

Troy Thompsonoctubre 1, 2007
On August 6, 2007, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (covering Wisconsin) dismissed an employee’s FMLA...

Consistently Poor Evaluations Result in Dismissal of Race, Retaliation Claims

Lori Lubinskyoctubre 1, 2007
The Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Wisconsin) recently up-held the dismissal of an employee’s lawsuit under Title...

Random Drug Testing for Public Works Projects

octubre 1, 2007
Wisconsin recently enacted a law requiring substance abuse prevention programs on most state public works projects. Wis. Stat. § 103.503...

Updated Age Discrimination Regulations Released

Leslie Sammonoctubre 1, 2007
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released updated regulations for the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), taking into...

Court of Appeals Holds That a Business Owner Is Not Liable for a Structural Defect Due to the Statute of Repose

Buck Sweeneyagosto 1, 2007
In Rosario v. Acuity and Oliver Adjustment Co., Inc., a recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision, the court refused to hold...

New Reasonableness Standard Applies to Public Notices of Governmental Meetings

Leslie Sammonjulio 1, 2007
Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Law, which applies to meetings of certain state and local governmental bodies, recognizes the importance of having...