A state Department of Children and Families employee says she was unfairly passed over for a job at the state Department of Workforce Development.
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The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to decide Wednesday whether the state’s whistleblower statute should have protected a state justice department employee who was demoted after she warned her superiors that using state employees for the then-attorney general’s trip to a political convention could have violated state law.Read More »
A proposal to eliminate the ability of employees to sue for compensatory or punitive damages in state court is headed to Gov. Scott Walker after both the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly passed the law.Read More »
Despite historically long odds, two candidates are challenging an incumbent judge in Milwaukee County instead of running for two open circuit court seats.
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A second person has resigned as secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development in Gov. Scott Walker’s first year in office. Walker announced Monday that Secretary Scott Baumbach had resigned after being in the position ...Read More »
The owner of Allen Howe & Son Inc. is facing charges he embezzled more than $56,000 from employees.Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs was sued in federal court Wednesday over allegations that he discriminated against white employees. The three lawsuits accuse Kenneth Black, who is African-American, of denying a ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has named Scott Baumbach as full-time secretary of Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development. Baumbach had served as interim secretary since last month when Manny Perez resigned just five months after his appointment by ...Read More »