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Biden’s NLRB targeting employee misclassification

The National Labor Relations Act protects employees’ right to unionize (and not unionize) and to engage in other “protected concerted activity.” These are basic rights guaranteed to employees under Section 7 of the act. Critically, the act’s protections only extend to “employees”—not to “independent contractors.” The number of workers labeled “independent contractor” has steadily increased over the past decade. Similarly, ...

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Politics Aside: Incentives Benefit Milwaukee

It’s no secret that in recent years, the political divide between the left and the right has been growing. In today’s highly politicized environment, legislation and policy is often bogged down by political theater or diluted (or inflated) to get just enough votes for approval. The result can make for bad policy in some cases, and no policy in others.

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Husch Blackwell expands Madison health care team

Husch Blackwell has more than doubled its Wisconsin health care team, adding 12 attorneys and a paralegal to its Madison office in the first weeks of 2020. The new hires are the local result of the firm’s national strategy to expand its health-care practice.

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