Many provisions of the Affordable Care Act will become effective on Jan. 1, 2014, including relatively little-known retaliation or whistleblower provisions. Attorneys and their business clients must know the broad definition of “protected activity” and how they can prevent retaliation claims from employees.
Sept. 18, 2013 – Ending the employment relationship causes anxiety for all involved. In this video, Milwaukee attorney Frank Gumina discusses why severance or separation agreements that are meant to amicably bring those relationships to a close present a host of complex legal issues.
Sept. 4, 2013 – In the age of social media and viral videos, evidence of employee conduct (or misconduct) can quickly become widespread, and use of social media may cause an employer to take disciplinary action. In this video, Madison attorney Wade Harrison discusses why employers should pay close attention to this evolving area of the law.
Feb. 6, 2013 – With implementation of the Affordable Care Act, lawyers must monitor how changes will impact their clients. In this article, Madison lawyer Gesina Seiler gives an overview of some of the current and future compliance requirements.
Feb. 6, 2013 – Employees have expanded rights under the Family Medical Leave Act, under clarifications issued by the U.S. Department of Labor. In this article, Milwaukee lawyer Meg Kurlinsi explains how the changes impact leave to care for adult children.
Jan. 16, 2013 – Restrictive covenants – such as noncompete agreements, nonsolicitation agreements, and confidentiality agreements – are often a term or condition of employment. In this video, Sara J. Ackermann, Ruder Ware, Wausau, discusses how to draft these agreements so they are enforceable.
Jan. 2, 2013 – Lawyers and courts are navigating new waters when dealing with today's legal issues in the world of social media, and the law in this area can be particularly challenging because it is changes quickly. In this video, Jina L. Jonen, Wisconsin Education Association Council – Legal Department, and Judith A. Williams-Killackey, Quarles & Brady LLP, discuss social media from the employer and the employee perspective.
Dec. 19, 2012 – Twenty-six sessions from the State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Appellate Practice, Real Estate & Business Law, and Health, Labor & Employment Law institutes will be available as webcast seminars in January. Institute webcasts are free for institute attendees and are included in the cost of the Ultimate Pass.