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Court Rules That Bridge Construction Where There is No Preexisting Section of Highway Does Not Preclude County Aid

Buck Sweeneyjulio 1, 2007
In Town of Madison v. Dane County, a recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision, the court held that the county was...

The Duty to Preserve Electronically Stored Information: A Primer for Human Resources Professionals

julio 1, 2007
Recent studies show that approximately 95% of all information is created in electronic form. Less than 3% of that information...

Federal Court of Appeals Gives Split Decisions in Trio of Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Cases

Michael Modljunio 1, 2007
The Seventh Circuit issued a trio of decisions recently in a five week period addressing claims of hostile work environment...

Court Limits Power of Municipalities to Require the Installation of Public Improvements by Subdividers

Buck Sweeney, Greg Collins, Robert Procter, Timothy Fennerabril 1, 2007
In Town of Delton v. Liston, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals held that a municipality does not have the authority to...

Reemployment Rights Following Military Service

abril 1, 2007
Law of the Month Many Wisconsinites have temporarily departed home, family, and employment in support of our country’s current military...

Court of Appeals Narrows Open Meetings Law Exception

Buck Sweeney, Lori Lubinsky, Timothy Fennermarzo 1, 2007
In State ex rel. Citizens for Responsible Development v. City of Milton, a recent decision interpreting Wisconsin’s open meetings law, the...

Court Dismisses Older Employee’s Age Complaint

Troy Thompsonmarzo 1, 2007
On February 8, 2007, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of an older...

Record Retention in an Electronic World

febrero 1, 2007
Employers struggle to reconcile traditional notions of record retention with the task of retaining and locating all of the data...