You’re finishing a staff meeting, when one of your managers says, “Isn’t that new discrimination law great? Employees can’t sue us anymore except for back pay. Once the agencies finish, that’s it. What a relief!” Not so fast. Governor Walker did recently sign into law a bill which limits an employee’s ability to sue for.
FOS congratulates shareholder Diane Slomowitz for being named one of the 2012 Women in the Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal. Diane will be honored at a dinner to be held June 21 at the Pfister Hotel. Diane specializes in appellate motions and briefs, legal research, and legal writing. If FOS has represented you as.
Our Wisconsin Supreme Court has been much in the news the past few years, and not always in a good light. It is important to remember that the court is a great institution with a proud history. The Supreme Court was formed in 1853, five years after Wisconsin became a state. The Court originally had.
Properly characterizing workers as employees versus independent contractors is a continuing dilemma. Employees subject employers to financial and record-keeping obligations, involving withholding, payroll taxes, overtime, unemployment compensation and workers compensation. Independent contractors, on the other hand, do not subject employers to many of these obligations. Generally, the test of employment versus independent contractor status involves.
During the past year, several Wisconsin tax changes were enacted. Three deserve special attention. Deduction for New Employees Effective for tax year 2011 (tax returns now being filed), businesses that increased the number of full-time equivalent Wisconsin employees may claim a special deduction. The deduction is $4,000 per eligible employee for businesses with gross receipts of.