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Office romances: weighing the risks

Saturday, February 3rd 2018 12:00 am
Ellen Frantz, La Crosse Employment Attorney

People today spend a lot of time at work, so it’s no surprise the workplace is one of the top places to meet potential romantic partners.

Blurred lines: email and texting tangling work, personal time

Tuesday, August 11th 2015 12:00 am
Brent Smith, La Crosse Lawyer

Work time and personal time has blurred in recent years, especially with the handy access most people have to email and texting. It’s a trend that’s keeping many employees connected to work 24/7/365.

Infographic shows how often coworkers report misconduct

Saturday, October 13th 2018 12:00 am
Employment Lawyers at Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC

The National Business Ethics Survey reveals how often co-workers report misconduct & what types of misconduct are commonly reported. It also shows many questionable ethical actions are considered OK

Employment at will has limitations

Sunday, September 6th 2015 12:00 am
Ellen Frantz, La Crosse WI Attorney

Employment at will allows an employer to fire a person for any (or no) reason. With no employment contract, employers can decide any time to let workers go

Balancing information and privacy for a COVID-safe work environment

Sunday, June 7th 2020 2:49 pm

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

Five Tips for Employee Evaluations

Monday, May 22nd 2017 12:00 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, La Crosse WI Lawyers

While employers in Wisconsin are not required to give evaluations or keep personnel files—they are wise to do them, and do them thoughtfully

FTC proposes end to noncompete agreementsĀ 

Monday, February 13th 2023 12:00 am

In its ongoing efforts to promote fair competition and protect consumers, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a proposed ban on noncompete clauses. Here's how that could affect you.

What's the difference between a seasonal employee and seasonal worker?

Saturday, July 23rd 2016 12:00 am
Ellen Frantz, Employment Lawyer, La Crosse WI

Seasonal employee & seasonal worker seem synonymous but there’s a difference in healthcare benefits. It is not what you call the worker but how the position is defined

Three holiday cautions for employers

Tuesday, November 14th 2023 12:00 am
Ellen Frantz, La Crosse Employment Lawyer

Signs that the holidays are here are inescapable. From the music in the stores to the wreaths on the doors, the sounds and symbols are everywhere—in homes, churches and, yes, even workplaces.

How can I prove age discrimination?

Monday, April 9th 2018 12:00 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC

How can I prove age discrimination if I am fired, demoted, or passed over for promotions?

Work-at-home employees: do you need an agreement?

Monday, February 9th 2015 12:00 am
Ellen Frantz, La Crosse WI Lawyer

Technology allows us to do much more from the privacy of our homes than any of us imagined even ten years ago...

Five tips for choosing a lawyer

Thursday, September 29th 2016 12:00 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC

Chances are at some point in your life, you'll need a lawyer. It is the nature of the complex world we live in that sometimes we need the guidance of an attorney to protect our interests. Whatever the reason, you want to make sure you get the caliber of representation you deserve. 

Avoiding workplace retaliation claims

Saturday, March 27th 2021 5:13 pm

Workplace retaliation claims can be extremely challenging for companies to defend, and they can be incredibly costly to businesses.


Employment discrimination: is age discrimination at work?

Wednesday, November 7th 2012 12:00 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins

In the last few years, older adults have found themselves losing jobs and having great difficulty finding new ones.

New Wisconsin law making it easier to deny unemployment under scrutiny

Monday, October 9th 2017 12:00 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC

The Wisconsin Supreme Court clarifies language in a 2013 state employment law that made it easier for employers to deny unemployment claims