The Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) exceeded its authority when refusing to hold union recertification elections for the unions representing state prosecutors and other workers, a state appeals court has ruled.
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals recently ruled – for the first time – that Wis. Stat. section 103.465 on the enforceability of restrictive covenants in employment relationships applies to employee non-solicitation provisions. This recent development may make many employers’ current covenants unenforceable.
A taxi company with operations in Milwaukee argued that a new ordinance removing caps on the number of taxi permits available is a taking of private property requiring just compensation. A federal appeals court recently disagreed.
Whether or not you like the economic loss doctrine, in construction circumstances it appears here to stay – after a recent and well-reasoned decision in Milwaukee County Circuit Court regarding Wis. Stat. section 895.447.
Lawyers possess high-value data on clients, employees, firms, and third parties that cyber bad guys want. This special focus issue on cybersecurity gives guidance on how to prevent, detect, and respond if you experience a data breach.
The State Bar of Wisconsin has been notified that several members were recently the target of attempted theft by an automated clearing house (ACH) withdrawal. ACH is an electronic network used to process credit and debit transactions.
A state appeals court has ruled that the mother of a child pornography victim cannot receive restitution from a defendant despite the mother’s argument that he caused her family financial losses by viewing illegal images of her daughter on the internet.
What does it mean to seek refuge or asylum in the United States, and are all asylum seekers created equal?
In the realm of personal injury litigation, pre-suit mediation can be an effective and efficient method to bring the right case to early resolution.
Former circuit court judge and a pioneer in crafting Wisconsin’s migrant farmworker laws, Ness Flores is recipient of the Wisconsin Law Foundation’s Charles L. Goldberg Distinguished Service Award.
Lawyers should blog if they want to stand out from their competitors online, says Kevin O'Keefe, founder and CEO of LexBlog, a company which works with lawyers to develop their presence on the Web.
With more than 10,000 changes to lawyers’ addresses and contact information annually, don’t rely on outdated contact information for Wisconsin lawyers and court personnel.