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Mom's Bucket List Request Leads to Lawsuit - Seventh Circuit Declares Daughter's Care of Dying Mother During Trip to Vegas is FMLA Protected

Posted on February 3, 2014, Authored by Ruder Ware Attorneys, Filed under Employment

Recently, the federal Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (which covers Wisconsin), clarified that the FMLA applies when an employee requests leave so that she or he can provide physical and psychological care to a terminally ill parent while that…

Eau Claire Ruder Ware Employment, Benefits & Labor Relations Conference - 2015

Posted on February 4, 2014, Authored by ,

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Ct Eau Claire, WI Conference Schedule: Welcome and Introductions: 8:00 a.m. 8:05 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. Affordable Care Act New Reporting Requirements and Update  Attorney Mary Ellen Schill The pay or play man…

What Now? Is a Temporary Impairment Now Considered a Disability?

Posted on February 5, 2014, Authored by Ruder Ware Attorneys, Filed under Employment

Employers have always been told that an employee that suffers a temporary impairment or injury does not qualify as a disabled employee under the Americans with Disabilities Act. For example, an employee falling out of a deer stand and breaking his leg wo…

Treasury Department Delays Employer Mandate for Small Employers; Lower Threshold for Avoiding Penalties

Posted on February 10, 2014, Authored by Mary Ellen Schill
Mary Ellen Schill
Attorney
Wausau Office
, Filed under Employment

This afternoon the Treasury Department announced that employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees (FTEs), but less than 100 FTEs, will not have to comply with the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act until 2016. The determination of w…

Treasury Department Delays Employer Mandate for Small Employers; Lower Threshold for Avoiding Penalties

Posted on February 10, 2014, Authored by Mary Ellen Schill
Mary Ellen Schill
Attorney
Wausau Office
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This afternoon the Treasury Department announced that employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees (FTEs), but less than 100 FTEs, will not have to comply with the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act until 2016. The determination of w…

Special Local Government Seminar

Posted on February 10, 2014, Authored by ,

Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co., Wausau, WI To register please contact Shannon Nest at: snest@ruderware.com or (715) 845-4336. IMPORTANT: The IRS has issued final regulations on implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Come to the seminar to learn how…

25 Days or Less

Posted on February 18, 2014, Authored by Ruder Ware Attorneys, Filed under Employment

The notion of 25 days or less is the new watch word for the National Labor Relations Board and the proposed rules on "quickie elections." The NLRB has promulgated new rules that are subject to public comment which would expedite the union election proces…

Vote Now and be Excluded Later

Posted on February 20, 2014, Authored by Ruder Ware Attorneys, Filed under Employment

Our recent blog talked about a proposed rule from the NLRB to establish new procedures for union elections. Known as the "quickie election" rule, it has been proposed by the NLRB for comment although there are strong indications that the rule will be ado…

Turn Over the Voter List - You Have No Choice

Posted on February 21, 2014, Authored by Ruder Ware Attorneys, Filed under Employment

We have written about the proposed "quickie election" rule being considered by the National Labor Relations Board which is designed to expedite a union election proceeding. Another element of the proposed Rule requires the employer to turn over a list of…

Pom-poms and Circumstances: Professional Baseball Players' and Cheerleaders' March to the Courthouse - Provide Good Wage and Hour Reminder

Posted on February 24, 2014, Authored by Ruder Ware Attorneys, Filed under Employment

Recently, the professional sports world has experienced a slew of wage and hour lawsuits, through which the stars on and off the field (well, maybe not off the field completely, but definitely on the sidelines) have claimed their larger-than-life employe…

The Ultimate Bait and Switch? Female Job Applicant Who Claims She Was Forced to Perform Sexual Favors as Part of Application Process has no Title VII Claim Because the Job she was Applying for Did Not Exist.

The story begins when Phil Vanaria, an employee of Cook County's Oak Forest Hospital learns from a friend that Krystal Wilson, an out-of-work massage therapist, was offering to perform massages at her home studio. Vanaria contacted Wilson regarding her s…

Annual CWSHRM Human Resources & Labor Law Conference - 2014

Posted on February 28, 2014, Authored by ,

Holiday Inn & Suites, 1000 Imperial Ave, Rothschild, WI 54474 REGISTRATION Shannon Nest Ruder Ware PO Box 8050 Wausau, WI 54402-8050 or snest@ruderware.com Overcoming Overload, guest speaker, Ann Kerian Sex, Lies, and Facebook: An Emplo…

Is a Policy of 12 Months and You're Out, Out?

Posted on February 28, 2014, Authored by Ruder Ware Attorneys, Filed under Employment

The United Parcel Service, Inc.'s (UPS) motion to dismiss a claim filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) challenging the company's leave policy was denied last week by the U.S. District Court in Illinois. EEOC v. United Parcel Servic…