US DOL – Overtime Update

On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay.  The final rule is effective on January 1, 2020.  So don’t wait, get up to speed on the new changes!  For more information to find out who is affected click here.

Wisconsin Governor Proposes Marijuana Legalization and New Employment Laws

Wisconsin employers reviewing Governor Tony Evers’ very first budget proposal may be surprised by the number of the employment-related items.  The substance of those proposals may also catch employers by surprise, with some observers viewing the Evers budget as an effort to erase the employer-friendly legacy of the former governor, Scott Walker.  Presented to the state legislature… Read more »

WASS Supports Worker’s Compensation Medical Fee Schedule

The WASS board has voted to join the Worker’s Compensation Employers Coalition in supporting important cost-savings to the workers’ compensation system in Wisconsin.  While certain aspects of Wisconsin’s current workers’ compensation work well, and workplace injuries have dropped nearly 60% over the last 20 years, the medical costs have gotten out of control.    Experience… Read more »