Employment & Labor Law Posts

Balancing information and privacy to create a COVID-safe work environment

Employers most commonly asked questions about creating a COVID-safe work environment Read More »


Coronavirus leave: here's what businesses and workers need to know

Highlights from the new Families First Coronavirus Response law Read More »


Work-from-home policies help employers manage in changing times

Work-from-home policies help employers navigate COVID-19 social distance precautions. Read More »


Thanksgiving and retail battles leave employees without many options

With Thanksgiving comes the ultimate battle to see which retailer can be first to kick off Black Friday. Read More »


Protected classes: when letting go of an employee gets complicated

What happens when you need to terminate someone for cause but it appears to be discriminatory? Read More »


Wisconsin businesses: trade secret misappropriation could end your career

A case earlier this year is serving as a warning shot to would-be trade secret blabbers.   Read More »


Can I get overtime pay?

Overtime pay comes down to whether employees are considered exempt or nonexempt.  Read More »


What qualifies as defamation?

Defamation is a tricky area, particularly as it pits harm to one’s reputation against free speech. Read More »


If I’m fired, will I lose my pension?

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act, sometimes called ERISA, provides important protections should you be terminated prior to retirement. Read More »


Service animals at work

Like any other requests surrounding disabilities, employers must treat seriously employee requests to bring service animals to work. Read More »