- Email: Yvonne Hagen
- Phone: Yvonne Hagen - 608-266-3100
Provides basic information about current Equal Rights Division hearing practices and procedures in contested cases, including settlements, notices of hearings and responses to notices, “discovery” (information exchange), subpoenas for witnesses, and documents and appeals.
Asks you to consider: when was the last time you took a good look at that application form you’re using? what about interview questions? are any of them discriminatory or could they be interpreted as such? Looks at how the Wisconsin Fair Employment Law applies to the recruitment process and offers alternative questions to help avoid discrimination when gathering information needed to help choose the right candidate for the job.
Provides information about harassment under the Wisconsin Fair Employment Law. Includes a discussion of sexual harassment and harassment based on other characteristics such as race, color, national origin, and sexual orientation. Utilizes case law to illustrate concepts, emphasizes the importance of strong company policies prohibiting unlawful harassment, and provides suggestions for handling and investigating complaints.
Offers a straightforward look at the basics of the Wisconsin Fair Employment Law (WFEL). Introduces the audience to Wisconsin’s law prohibiting discrimination in employment and serves as a foundation for further discussion. Also addresses topics such as prohibited actions by employers, groups protected under the law, employing individuals with disabilities, on-the-job harassment, dealing with a WFEL complaint, and other concerns which the audience may raise.
Focuses on issues relating to overtime, hours of work, wage payment requirements, and minimum wage. Also includes a discussion of child labor. Time permitting, also provides information on topics such as the Business Closing/Mass Layoff Notification law and personnel records.