Attorney Aaron Halstead Wins Retirement Benefits for Public Safety Officers Union

Attorney Aaron Halstead Wins Retirement Benefits for Public Safety Officers Union

Ashwaubenon Must Pay Officers Historic Retirement Benefits and Vacation Pay Hawks Quindel recently notched another victory for working people in Wisconsin. Appearing before the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission staff arbitrator, Attorney Aaron Halstead secured...
WI Workers Comp Aids Injured Workers Laid Off During COVID-19

WI Workers Comp Aids Injured Workers Laid Off During COVID-19

Injured Employees Laid Off or Fired During the Coronavirus Crisis May Be Eligible for Wisconsin Workers Compensation Many Wisconsin businesses have closed – either temporarily or permanently – due to the COVID-19 crisis. These closures, whether due to the Governor...
Securing Justice When Insult is Added to Injury: The Wisconsin Workers Compensation Act’s Protection Against Wrongful Termination

Securing Justice When Insult is Added to Injury: The Wisconsin Workers Compensation Act’s Protection Against Wrongful Termination

Wisconsin’s “Refusal to Rehire” Statute In 1975, the Wisconsin legislature enacted section 102.35(3), Wis. Stats, to protected injured employees from the loss of employment following a work injury.  As presently comprised, the statute reads as follows: Any employer...
Intermittent FMLA Work Leave – Protections & Responsibilities

Intermittent FMLA Work Leave – Protections & Responsibilities

Navigating Intermittent FMLA Leave The Family and Medical Leave Act allows eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per 12 month period, for their own serious health condition or to care for a close family member with a serious health condition. Such...
Disability Questions a Prospective Employer May Not Ask Job Applicants

Disability Questions a Prospective Employer May Not Ask Job Applicants

Disability Discrimination in the Workplace: What Prospective Employers Can and Cannot Ask About Your Disability “Do you have any medical conditions which could limit your ability to work?” “Do you take any prescription drugs?” “Would you require any accommodations to...