Retaliation Protection Under the Elder Abuse Laws

Section 46.90(4)(b)2.b. of the Wisconsin Statutes provided that the Equal Rights Division has the authority to accept complaints of retaliation against an employee who reported the abuse of an elderly person if filed within 300 days. The original complaint of abuse goes to the Department of Health and Family Services. The Department of Health Services Elder Abuse Page

Other statutes that also address Elder Abuse reporting and retaliation are Sections 16.009 and 50.07of the Wisconsin Statutes. Our jurisdiction is established under Section 106.54 of the Wisconsin Statutes

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