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No ADEA Liability for Terminating Retirees Because of Benefit Costs

Saul GlazerOctober 17, 2017
The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Wisconsin employers) recently decided an interesting and complex...

AutoZone Employee Can’t Prove ‘Segregating or Classifying’ Claim Under Title VII

Danielle BaudhuinOctober 17, 2017
Many employers are aware that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits them from failing to hire a...

Landowners Beware: Option Agreements May Leave You with Very Few Options

Conor LeedomOctober 9, 2017
On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, Foxconn Technology Group (“Foxconn”) announced it will establish manufacturing facilities in the Village of Mount...

Microchipping Employees Creates Lots of Risk and Unanswered Questions

Justin LessnerOctober 3, 2017
A Wisconsin-based technology company, Three Square Market, recently announced a pilot program to implant microchips in its employees. There’s significant...

Time Was Not on Walgreens’ Side: Wisconsin Employee’s Retaliation Claim Revived

Michael ModlSeptember 26, 2017
Regina Baines worked as a pharmacy technician in a Milwaukee Walgreens store. In 2007, she filed a charge of race...

State Budget Eliminates Rental Weatherization Program

Robert ProcterSeptember 25, 2017
Governor Walker signed the 2017-2019 Biennial Budget, which included the total repeal of Wisconsin’s Rental Weatherization Program.  At its inception,...

Foxconn Bill Set to Spur Economic Development in Southeast Wisconsin for More Than Just Foxconn

Conor LeedomSeptember 21, 2017
An announcement was made in July of 2017 that Foxconn Technology Group (“Foxconn”), the major manufacturer of Apple’s flagship product,...

Planning for Divorce Part 1: 5 Things to do Before Divorce

Kathryn GriggSeptember 19, 2017
Planning a wedding is a major event that requires time, energy and organization. Planning for divorce is no different. Here...

Planning for Divorce Part 2: 5 Things NOT to do Before Divorce

Kathryn GriggSeptember 19, 2017
Although Wisconsin is a no-fault divorce state, your behavior and actions in the days leading up to, and during, the...