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The Five Questions to Ask Before Buying a Business

Tyler WilkinsonJanuary 16, 2018
Millennials are reaching the age when they start thinking seriously about buying or buying into the business where they are...

You Can’t Work Here, or There, or Anywhere

Micheal HahnJanuary 2, 2018
Every company wants to protect itself from competition by former employees, but how do you know when a restriction goes...

#MeToo: Sexual Harassment is Alive, and It Is Not Well

Saul GlazerJanuary 2, 2018
The recent dismissal of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein from the company that bore his name has again opened wounds of...

When Is a Leave of Absence Not a Reasonable Accommodation?

Michael WestcottJanuary 2, 2018
In a recent decision, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Wisconsin employers) rejected the Equal Employment...

Getting the PIP Process Right

Michael ModlDecember 28, 2017
An employee continues to make mistakes that cost the company money. You meet with her and place her on a...

What Wisconsin Employers Should Know About Employee Restraining Orders

Kathryn GriggDecember 28, 2017
When an employee obtains a restraining order against a third party or coworker, the implications may spill into the workplace....

Religious Accommodations: Responding to Time-Off Requests During the Holidays

Aneet KaurDecember 28, 2017
According to statistics compiled by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the number of religion- based charges filed under Title...

Court of Appeals Sends Silica Rule Back to OSHA

Micheal HahnDecember 22, 2017
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, DC issued a ruling on industry and union challenges to the new...

Statutory Close Corporation

Don MurnNovember 21, 2017
A statutory close corporation can simplify the complexities of your business life.  When I first started practicing law in 1985,...