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Three holiday cautions for employers

Monday, December 3rd 2018 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.


Infographic shows how often coworkers report misconduct

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

The Washington DC-based Ethics Resource Center's most recent National Business Ethics Survey reveals how often co-workers report each other for misconduct and what types of misconduct are most commonly reported. It also shows that many questionable ethical actions are considered OK. 


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.


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 their workers evaluations—or even keep personnel files—they are wise to do them, and do them thoughtfully.


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

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

Seasonal employee and seasonal worker may seem synonymous, but there’s actually a subtle difference—a difference that can mean a lot when it comes to healthcare benefits.  And more importantly, it is not what you call the worker, but how the position is defined.


Employment at will has limitations

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

By definition, employment at will means that an employer can fire a person for any reason or no reason at all. So absent an employment contract, employers can decide any time to let workers go.


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.


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

Sunday, June 7th 2020 2:49 pm

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


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. 


New Wisconsin law making it easier to deny unemployment benefits comes under scrutiny

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

The Wisconsin Supreme Court clarifies language in (and offered a new precedent for) a 2013 state employment law that made it easier for employers to deny unemployment claims. 


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.