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Employment Law Update in Wisconsin

OnDemand Webinar (106 minutes)

Get up to speed on the most significant Wisconsin employment law and labor issues.As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to disrupt workplaces and the economy, Wisconsin employers have also faced new and challenging developments in labor and employment law brought on by COVID-19. Despite this, the usual employment law issues continue to evolve. This topic will be your one-stop shop for an overview of key federal and Wisconsin employment law updates and trends that employers need to know about.


Holly E. Courtney, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP Kurt F. Ellison, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP Nadia L. Gonzalez, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP


New Wisconsin Employment Laws

Hiring Employees in Wisconsin

• Job Applications

• Conducting Background Checks

• Drafting Enforceable Restrictive Covenant Agreements

Worker Classification Issues

• Exempt V. Nonexempt Employees

• Properly Classifying Workers as Independent Contractors

Leave of Absences and Disability Accommodations

• Federal and State FMLA Leave

• Disability Accommodations Under State and Federal Law

Working Through the COVID Pandemic

• Leave of Absences

• Workplace Safety Issues

• Workers' Compensation

• Employee Privacy Issues

Preventing Discrimination in the Workplace

• Wisconsin Fair Employment Act

• Title Vii, ADA, Adea and Other Federal Anti-Discrimination Statutes

• Workplace Investigations

The Evolving Status of Cannabis in Wisconsin and Beyond

Labor Law and Collective Bargaining Trends

Employee Terminations

• Reductions in Workforces, Including Warn and Wisconsin's Mini-Warn Act Notice Obligations

• Unemployment Updates and Required Notices

• Employee Severance and Separation Agreements