Wisconsin Fair Employment Act

Telecommuting again raised as a reasonable accommodation

Questions related to reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities are some of the most difficult situations for employers to resolve. The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to grant an employee a reasonable accommodation in the workplace for his or her disability. Such an accommodation is not required if it would cause an employer an […]

Wisconsin’s deer hunting season is upon us

Citizens of Wisconsin and many surrounding areas are very familiar with our state’s long tradition of deer hunting in November. Here, it is often a rite of passage for parents to take their kids out for a few days off in the woods. In the weeks leading up to hunting season, many also spend their […]

Wisconsin Legislature passes law affecting damages available in Wisconsin for discrimination claims

On February 21, 2012, the Wisconsin Assembly completed the final legislative steps in eliminating the availability of compensatory and punitive damages for violations of the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. The bill, passed last November by the Wisconsin Senate as Senate Bill 202, repeals a law from 2009 that created the availability of such damages for […]