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Aaron Halstead News and Victories

Madison Workers Comp Lawyer Aaron Halstead Wins $55,000 Award for Worker Fired after Work Injury

April 17, 2014

James Stahl had been a loyal, productive employee of Light Haus glass company of Madison, Wisconsin, for 11 years when he suffered a knee injury at work in the spring of 2012. After undergoing surgery, therapy and a six-week recovery period, Mr. Stahl’s doctors released him to return to work without further physical limitations in July 2012. Four days later, Light Haus fired Mr. Stahl, and ... more->>

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The Marinette Eagle Herald Interviews Attorney Aaron Halstead on Employees Union Contract Decision

February 19, 2014

For a second time, the Court upheld an arbitrator's ruling that the 2009-11 contract of a Marinette County employees union should have been automatically renewed for another year. In his interview with staff writer Tim Greenwood of the Marinette Eagle Herald, Attorney Aaron Halstead reviewed the history of the case and what it means for the Union’s membership. Read the full article here. Read ... more->>

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Halstead and Good Win Victory for AFSCME Union Against Marinette County In Wisconsin Court of Appeals

February 11, 2014

On October 26, 2012, AFSCME, Local 1752-A (Marinette County Professional Employees) filed a motion in Marinette County Circuit Court to confirm the Arbitrator Lauri A. Millot's August 10, 2012 arbitration award in the Union’s favor. The Arbitrator's Award, issued following receipt of evidence and consideration of extensive argument by the parties, extended for an additional year the terms and ... more->>

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Super Lawyers Recognizes Eleven Hawks Quindel Attorneys

January 02, 2014

Hawks Quindel, S.C. is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have achieved a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, has named four of the firm’s attorneys as Super Lawyers and seven as Rising Stars for 2013. Super Lawyers uses a patented process to create a list of exceptional attorneys, which those seeking legal counsel can ... more->>

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Attorneys Hawks, Halstead and Sumara Win Victory for Hundreds of Union Employees in City of Racine

December 12, 2013

On November 20, 2013, a unanimous Wisconsin Court of Appeals affirmed the Racine County Circuit Court’s decision in favor of 500+ City of Racine employees whose collective bargaining agreements the City had repudiated in the summer of 2012. A brief history of the case is as follows: In late 2010 and early 2011, the City negotiated five separate collective bargaining agreements with union employee... more->>

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Halstead and Saks File Lawsuit on Behalf of AFSCME Workers against City of Rhinelander

December 11, 2013

On December 4, 2013, City of Rhinelander employees represented by AFSCME, Local 1226, filed a declaratory judgment action in Oneida County Circuit Court, alleging that the City committed a prohibited practice under Wisconsin’s Municipal Employment Relations Act (MERA). The Union’s suit alleges that despite the City entering into a tentative agreement with its employees for a 2013 collective ... more->>

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Halstead and Good Win Victory for AFSCME Union and its Members against Dodge County in Wisconsin Court of Appeals

December 05, 2013

On May 9, 2012, AFSCME, Local 323-A (Dodge County Professional Employees and Heidi Burden, a union member) filed a complaint in Dodge County Circuit Court seeking a declaratory judgment that Dodge County’s grievance procedure violated Wis. Stat. § 66.0509(1m). That statute requires counties and other municipalities to establish grievance systems that provide certain job protections for municipal ... more->>

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Halstead Instructs Union Representatives on Worker’s Compensation

October 31, 2013

Attorney Aaron Halstead taught at the University of Wisconsin’s worker’s compensation workshop in Madison, in October 2013. Mr. Halstead was invited by the University Extension office’s School for Workers to address union leaders from around the state on the importance of careful drafting of compromise and other settlement agreements. The School for Workers’ mission is to educate workers and ... more->>

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Halstead and Charlton to Present and Chair Annual Employment Law Update Seminar

September 16, 2013

Attorneys Aaron Halstead and Katherine Charlton will be serving as Program Chairs and presenting at the 2013 Employment Law Update seminar sponsored by the State Bar of Wisconsin on October 17, 2013 in Milwaukee and on October 18, 2013 in Madison. The seminar provides an annual update of employment law in Wisconsin to attorneys. Halstead has been practicing in the area of worker's compensation ... more->>

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Attorneys Timothy Hawks and Aaron Halstead Named Lawyers of the Year

September 12, 2013

Hawks Quindel is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers, a peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Timothy Hawks as 2014 Lawyer of the Year for Employment Law – Individuals, Milwaukee and Aaron Halstead as 2014 Lawyer of the Year for Labor Law – Union, Madison. Best Lawyers honors only a single lawyer in each specialty with this distinction. Receiving this designation reflects ... more->>

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