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Court allows sales representatives in Wyndham's Wisconsin Dells location to pursue off the clock claims collectively

August 14, 2014

The attorneys at Hawks Quindel and Nichols Kaster announce a significant development in an unpaid wage class action brought on behalf of sales representatives employed by Wyndham Vacation Resorts (Wyndham), after a federal district court in Madison granted the plaintiffs' request for conditional class status. The case was initially filed in June 2013 by two former sales representatives who had ... more->>

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Denies Marinette County’s Petition for Review of Decision in Favor of AFSCME Union

August 12, 2014

On August 5, 2014, the Wisconsin Supreme Court denied a Petition for Review, filed by Marinette County, which sought review of a Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision in favor of AFSCME. The Court of Appeals had held that an Arbitrator’s interpretation of the parties' collective bargaining agreement was reasonable, and her award properly extended the terms of that agreement by one year. The Court ... more->>

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Schroder Featured In The Summer Issue Of The Verdict

August 08, 2014

Attorney Danielle Schroder's article "The Scope of Discovery in ERISA Wrongful Denial of Benefit Cases" has been published in the Women's Caucus section of the The Verdict, a quarterly publication of the Wisconsin Association for Justice. To view the article, click here.... more->>

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Attorneys Halstead and Zoeller to Present at Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute

August 07, 2014

Attorneys Aaron Halstead and David Zoeller will be among the presenters at the Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute in Wisconsin Dells on August 21 and 22. The third annual Institute from State Bar of Wisconsin provides comprehensive information for judges, lawyers, legal staff, and other legal professionals to stay current on new developments for their health, labor, or employment law ... more->>

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M Magazine Recognizes Shapiro, Johnson, and Murshid

August 06, 2014

M Magazine recognizes three Hawks Quindel attorneys as 2014 Leading Lawyers. Amy Shapiro was recognized as a leading Family Law attorney, and Summer Murshid and Larry Johnson were recognized as leading Employment attorneys. The full listing can be found here. ... more->>

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Charlton Listed in Inaugural Wisconsin Pro Bono Society

July 24, 2014

Hawks Quindel lawyer Katherine Charlton is one of 121 lawyers listed in the inaugural Wisconsin Pro Bono Society, recently established by the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission. The Commission recognized lawyers who performed at least 50 hours of pro bono work in the last calendar year. Charlton represents pro bono clients in family law matters and is a volunteer at the Milwaukee Justice ... more->>

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Attorney Charlton to Present Keynote Address on Whistleblowing for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Local Chapter

July 18, 2014

Attorney Katherine Charlton will present "Legal and Ethical Implications of Whistleblowing" to the Southeastern Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals at the Italian Community Center on October 23, 2014. AFP is a professional organization of individuals and organizations who generate philanthropic support for a wide variety of charitable organizations, with 30,000 members and ... more->>

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Attorney Schroder To Present At Wisconsin Association For Justice Summer Seminar

July 03, 2014

Attorney Danielle Schroder will speak at the Wisconsin Association for Justice Annual Summer Seminar in Door County July 11 and 12, 2014. Schroder's presentation entitled "Short and Long Term Disability Benefits – What You Need To Know" will provide an overview of ERISA disability benefit claims, from the initial application process to litigation of wrongful denial of benefits claims.... more->>

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LIRC Finds Employer Discriminated Against Job Candidate Based On His Conviction Record

July 02, 2014

On June 16, 2014, the Labor and Industry Review Commission (LIRC) issued a fair employment decision finding that RTS Distributors, an independent distributor of Kirby vacuum cleaners, discriminated against Donald Zunker, a job applicant, when it interviewed but failed to hire him due to his conviction record. The Commission also held that RTS violated the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act by posting ... more->>

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Truck Driver’s Multiple Rule Violations Did Not Amount to “Substantial Fault” Under Wisconsin Unemployment Law

June 09, 2014

A Wisconsin Administrative Law Judge affirmed the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development's initial determination that a truck driver was entitled to unemployment benefits. Attorney Danielle Schroder represented the employee in the hearing on the matter. The employer Waste Management cited multiple incidents, including an accident with a parked vehicle, striking an awning, sideswiping a ... more->>

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