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Report: Fewer than 15% of managers, employees understand FMLA laws (INFOGRAPHIC)

FMLA report infographic

Fewer than 15% of managers and employees understand Family and Medical Leave Act laws, according to a recent report based on 2020 survey results. The second annual “The FMLA and PFL Knowledge Gap 2020: Employee and Manager Insights” report from Majesco compiled survey results from more than 1,000 participants working for businesses with anywhere from 100 to more than 10,000 employees. ...

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Blomme arrested on 7 felony counts of possessing child porn (UPDATE)

Brett Blomme

Milwaukee County Children’s Court Judge Brett Blomme has been charged with seven felony counts of possession of child pornography. The state filed a criminal complaint against Blomme, 38, on Wednesday morning saying the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation had received a tip saying a user of the messaging app Kik who went by the name “dommasterbb” had uploaded images and ...

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Officials: Wisconsin man kills 2 co-workers, later dies

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A worker shot and killed two colleagues at a supermarket distribution center near Milwaukee before crashing his vehicle during a police pursuit and then killing himself, a union official and police said Wednesday. The attacks happened Tuesday night at the Roundy’s distribution center in Oconomowoc, about 30 miles west of Milwaukee, said Thomas Bennett, secretary-treasurer of General ...

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Wisconsin Republicans move to protect conversion therapy

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin therapists, counselors and social workers could continue to attempt to change the sexual orientation of gay or transgender people under a bill Republican legislators are poised to take up Tuesday. The bill would block a proposed state Department of Safety and Professional Standards rule prohibiting so-called conversion therapy. In another ...

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