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Supreme Court ruled Federal Anti-Bias Law protects LGBTQ workers

Contractors should be aware of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling handed down on June 15 that protects workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.  Employers who [...]

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Political expression in the workplace

When election season rolls around, you will likely grow more concerned with how that expression might affect workplace productivity, morale, safety, not to mention your company’s brand or [...]

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Is your case really closed? Understanding exposure after injury settlement

In Wisconsin, most worker compensation cases settle. Understand that employees may have six or 12 years, or an unlimited time to bring a claim, depending on the type of injury ...

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Legal Primer: Conducting & Managing the Results of Safety Audits

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (“OSH Act”) and its substantive regulations, employers in the construction industry are subject to a comprehensive safety and health audit requirement.

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An In-Depth Look at OSHA’s Attempts at Electronic Recordkeeping and More

As 2018 moves along, so do things at the Department of Labor – but still pretty slowly. Here is the latest as of the end of October.

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Keeping Your Construction Fleet Safe

As you prepare your business for winter’s unique hazards, it’s a perfect time to reinforce your commitment to safety by reviewing your company safety program.

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Are Your Sexual Harassment Policies and Procedures Ready?

Enhanced harassment policies and practices are necessary because new laws and liabilities are coming.

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Creating Your Playbook: Considerations for employee handbooks

Drafting a sound employee handbook is an essential step to make sure your “team” is all playing under the same rules.

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Smart Hiring in a Competitive (and Litigious) Job Market

Practical steps employers are taking to attract and retain employees along with tips to avoid legal pitfalls when hiring in a challenging labor market.

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Wage & Hour Liability Continues

As 2018 moves along, so do things at the Department of Labor – but still pretty slowly. Here is the latest as of the end of October.

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