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OSHA Announces Delay in Enforcement of New Silica Rule for Construction Industry

Micheal HahnApril 13, 2017
Last week, OSHA announced that it was delaying enforcement of the new silica dust standards for the construction industry. The new...

Court Rules Sexual Orientation Is Protected in Landmark Decision

Michael ModlApril 7, 2017
Title VII is a federal law that was enacted in 1964 and prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from...

Separate is not Equal: The Differences Between Legal Separation and Divorce

Kathryn GriggMarch 27, 2017
Legal separations are one of the most misunderstood areas of family law.  This article clears up some of the misconceptions...

CBD in Wisconsin – What Does it Mean?

Guy DuBeauMarch 8, 2017
To some limited fanfare, the Wisconsin Legislature has recently passed proposed bills regarding cannabidiol, better known as CBD oil. The...

Practical Concerns of Estate Planning

Don MurnMarch 3, 2017
Having an estate plan in place for both finances and health care is essential to ensure that your assets are...

Telemedicine and CMS Reimbursement Rules

Guy DuBeauFebruary 27, 2017
Administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), Medicare and Medicaid are the largest providers of health insurance in...

Future of the DOL’s Overtime Rule Uncertain

Eric HuntFebruary 13, 2017
In May 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-awaited and controversial rule increasing the salary thresholds that...

Changes to Prevailing Wage Laws in Wisconsin

Leslie SammonFebruary 13, 2017
Wisconsin has traditionally had three separate prevailing wage laws covering (1) projects bid or negotiated by a local governmental unit,...

Tips for Compensating Tipped Employees

Michael ModlFebruary 13, 2017
If your business employs workers who receive tips as part of their compensation, such as waitstaff, bartenders, or delivery drivers...