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Employers Who “Usually” Employ 3 or More Employees: the Threshold for Mandatory Worker’s Compensation in Wisconsin

Posted on August 2, 2016, Authored by Russell W. Wilson
Russell W. Wilson
Of Counsel
Wausau Office
, Filed under Employment

In general (i.e. non-farm) employment, Wisconsin’s Worker’s Compensation Act becomes mandatory for employers under either of two circumstances.  In the event such an employer pays $500 in wages during any calendar quarter, worker’s compensation becomes m…

IRS Releases Proposed Regulations That Will Affect the Ability to Transfer Your Family Business to the Next Generation

Posted on August 2, 2016, Authored by ,

On Tuesday, the IRS released proposed regulations that will prevent owners of interests in a family business from being able to value those interests at a discount when transferring them to the next generation of owners, either through lifetime gifts or …

School Law Seminar - Fall 2016

Posted on August 3, 2016, Authored by ,

Holiday Inn & Suites, 1000 Imperial Ave, Rothschild, WI Contact Shannon Jacobson at 715.845.4336, 800.477.8050 or via e-mail at sjacobson@ruderware.com. SCHOOL LAW ISSUES 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Dean R. Dietrich, Kevin J.T. Terry, Mary Ellen Schill, and Bob…

Legally Speaking: A Transforming Legal Marketplace and its Impact on Business

Posted on August 9, 2016, Authored by Matthew D. Rowe
Matthew D. Rowe
Director
Attorney
Wausau Office
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Like many industries worldwide, the legal world finds itself in an era of transformation.  After decades of rapid growth, the demand for traditional legal services has slowed enormously since 2008.  A number of factors drive this sea change—two of the mo…

The Eleventh Circuit Stays Challenge to the Clean Water Rule

Posted on August 22, 2016, Authored by Russell W. Wilson
Russell W. Wilson
Of Counsel
Wausau Office
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On August 16, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, which is located in Atlanta, issued its stay of proceedings in the challenge before that circuit to the Clean Water Rule that was filed in the federal district court for the…

Agreement Prohibiting Solicitation of Employees by Former Employee may be Unenforceable

Posted on August 23, 2016, Authored by Ruder Ware Attorneys, Filed under Employment

A recent decision from the Wisconsin Court of Appeals has raised serious questions regarding non-solicitation agreements that are often included as part of an employment agreement or severance agreement.  A non-solicitation agreement typically prohibits …

Local Government Seminar - Fall 2016

Posted on August 24, 2016, Authored by ,

Seating is limited, please register by September 21, 2016 by contacting Shannon Jacobson at: sjacobson@ruderware.com or (715) 845-4336. PRESENTATIONS 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. • Health Care Requirements    Mary Ellen Schill • Open Meeting…

Taking the Ride for Juvenile Diabetes

Posted on August 24, 2016, Authored by , Filed under Community

On August 13, Melissa Kampmann rode in the  Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Ride to Cure Diabetes. The 100 mile route started in La Crosse, Wisconsin and moved through stretches of Minnesota and Iowa, circling back to La Crosse.  More than 3…

Protect Your Assets - Medical Assistance & Long-term Care Planning Fall 2016 - Wausau, WI

Posted on August 29, 2016, Authored by ,

Holiday Inn & Suites, Rothschild, WI 1000 Imperial Drive The Need for Planning Who Is Eligible for Medical Assistance Planning? Protection of the House and Vacation Home Permitted Transfers of Assets Using Trusts to Protect Your Assets This s…

Protect Your Assets - Medical Assistance & Long-term Care Planning Fall 2016 - Eau Claire, WI

Posted on August 29, 2016, Authored by ,

Holiday Inn Eau Claire 94 South 4751 Owen Ayres Ct, Eau Claire, WI The Need for Planning Who Is Eligible for Medical Assistance Planning?  Protection of the House and Vacation Home  Permitted Transfers of Assets  Using Trusts to Protect Your Assets T…

Same Loan Application, Only Different

Posted on August 30, 2016, Authored by Ruder Ware Attorneys, Filed under Banking and Financial Matters

Last month the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) quietly approved a revised and redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA) for 2017 to allow for the collection of more information about the ethnicity and race of loan applicants. …