May 18, 2011 – When confronting legal issues associated with family and medical leave laws, lawyers generally focus on the requirements of the federal law. However, Wisconsin lawyers need to be aware of Wisconsin’s counterpart, which is often a trap for unwary lawyers because it provides rights to employees that are greater than those provided by the FMLA.
In this video, attorney Meg Kurlinski, Milwaukee, outlines the difference between the federal and Wisconsin laws. Want to learn more? Read her article, “Federal and Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave: Five Tips to Identify Differences,” published in the May 4 edition of InsideTrack.