Additional Sponsorships Available for Nov. 9th WASS Legislative Conference!

WASS Legislative Conference, Thursday Nov. 9th, Madison WI | Event Sponsorships $2,500 – Pre-Conference Dinner Sponsorship This would provide your organizations representatives with one-on-one relationship building time with Conference Speakers, WASS Board Members and additional CEO/Executive guests who are invited to join us the night before the conference.  We only allow one sponsor for this event, hence… Read more »

WASS Announces Speakers and Topics for November 9th Legislative Conference!

10th Annual WASS Legislative Conference Thursday, November 9, 2023 Madison, WI See our great line-up of speakers and topics! Session Topic: Navigating the Economic Storm Speaker: Jason Turner Chief Investment Strategist & Head of Multi-Asset Strategy at Great Lakes Advisors, Chicago CEO’s worldwide rank a pending recession or economic downturn as their top concern in 2023. … Read more »

ASA’s Staffing Law Conference 2023

The ASA Staffing Law Conference, May 18-19, 2023 in Washington DC is the only event dedicated exclusively to the legal and regulatory issues facing staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions companies. Click here for more details.

Important WFEA decision on Arrest & Conviction Record Discrimination

On March 10, 2022, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued its much-awaited decision in Cree, Inc. v. Palmer.  The notable decision provided much-needed relief to Wisconsin employers by clarifying the WFEA’s arrest and conviction record discrimination law, easing employers’ burden for proving a substantial relationship when the underlying criminal conduct concerns domestic abuse, and rejecting LIRC’s… Read more »

President Biden and the New Congress

Thanks to Mike Gotzler, WASS Board Member and Attorney at Littler Mendelson, for his view of the new administration and possible issues affecting the staffing industry!  Mike presented an informative webinar on Tuesday, March 9th.  In case you couldn’t join in, you can learn more about how voters are shaping workplace policy from Littler and… Read more »

New Separation Notice Requirement for Wisconsin Employers

Emergency Rule DWD 120.02 Beginning November 2, 2020, Wisconsin employers will be required to notify workers at separation about the availability of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits pursuant to an emergency rule recently issued by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD).  As in other states, Wisconsin’s DWD has interpreted a provision in the federal Families First… Read more »

COVID-19 and the American Workplace

United States Department of Labor Quick Reference Links Temporary Rule: Paid Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act  Quick Benefits Tip Flyer Fact Sheets from the Department of Labor