Paul M. Secunda, a former prominent Marquette University Law School professor, has joined Walcheske & Luzi as a partner, the firm announced on Monday. Secunda will specialize in counseling, advising and litigating employee long-term disability, medical and retirement cases under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. He’ll also consult on labor and employment […]
State attorneys will seek an immediate stay of a ruling striking down Wisconsin's Republican-authored right-to-work law as soon as a judge signs off on a formal order solidifying the decision, Attorney General Brad Schimel promised Monday.
The legal fate of Wisconsin’s right-to-work law largely hinges on questions over whether labor unions are required to represent all employees at unionized companies, even those who don’t pay dues.
With a single click, Jason Lewis, a former technical writer at Epic Corp., gave away his right to band together with other employees to take his erstwhile employer to court.
Wisconsin union leaders may not get much help from judges if they file a legal challenge to Republicans' right-to-work provisions, as courts have done little to weaken similar measures in other states.
In a few paragraphs in a Monday decision about certain public unions, the U.S. Supreme Court essentially left a precedent untouched that spells out a mandatory bar association’s ability to collect and use dues, experts say.
Federal wage and hour lawsuits have been on the upswing in Wisconsin and nationally for several years, aided in part by increased public awareness, union changes and the ease of which cases are proven.
Secunda on what second Obama term means for labor, employment law; Barnes on health care access, payment
In light of President Obama’s resounding re-election victory last night, and other developments in political races down the ticket, here are some of my initial thoughts on what might happen in the labor and employment law area during a second Obama administration.
A labor law expert says he thinks a judge's ruling overturning Wisconsin's law repealing most collective bargaining for local government and school district employees will be overturned on ap
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin will no longer be obligated to bargain with its largest public employee unions after the weakened labor groups decided Thursday against seeking recertification votes in the state at the forefront of this year’s fight over union rights. The unions representing about 50,000 workers opted not […]
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