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Equal Rights Decisions Digest -- Hypertext Subject Matter Index -- (Part 2)


200  OPEN HOUSING  and  PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS Laws
 
210 Housing Discrimination (Sec. 106.50, Stats.)
 
220 Discrimination in Public Accommodations  (Sec. 106.52, Stats.)
 

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210 Housing Discrimination (Sec. 106.50, Stats.)
211 Coverage, exceptions
212 Cases
213 Testing
214 Advertisements for housing
215 Remedies
219 Miscellaneous

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212 Housing Discrimination; Cases
212.1 Race discrimination
212.2 Sex discrimination; marital status discrimination
212.3 Disability discrimination
212.4 Other discrimination

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220 Discrimination in Public Accommodations or Amusements (Sec. 106.52, Stats.)
221 Coverage
222 Cases
223 Remedies
229 Miscellaneous

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300 FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT (FMLA)  (Sec. 103.10, Stats.)
310 Coverage and application generally
320 Definition of "serious health condition"
330 Right to substitute leave
340 Notice to the employer
350 Return to equivalent position after leave
360 Taking partial leave and related issues
370 Remedies
380 Cases
390 Procedural matters; judicial review

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310 Coverage and application generally
311 Number of employes
312 Length of employment
313 Statute of limitations
314 Posting requirement
315 Preemption issues
316 Miscellaneous

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500 OTHER LAWS:

510  Public Employe Safety And Health Law (Sec. 101.055, Stats.)
520  Employes' Right To Know Law (Secs. 101.58-101.599, Stats.)
530  Discrimination In Admission To Post-Secondary Education (Sec. 106.56, Stats.) 
540  Statutes Relating To Retaliation For Reports of Abuse or Neglect (Reports To Board On Aging, Reports of Elder Abuse, Reports As To Residential Care Facilities)
550  State Employees "Whistleblower" Law (Sec. 230.80-89, Stats.)
560  Laws Protecting Military/Emergency Workers (Sec. 321.65, Sec. 321.66, Sec. 103.88)

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540  Statutes Relating To Retaliation For Reports of Abuse or Neglect
     541 Retaliation For Reports To Board On Aging (Sec. 16.009(5), Stats.)
     542 Retaliation for Reports of Elder Abuse (Sec. 46.90(4)(b), Stats.)
     543 Retaliation For Reports As To Residential Care Facilities (Sec. 50.07(3), Stats.)
     544 Health Care Worker Protection (Sec. 146.997, Stats.)

 

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550  State Employees "Whistleblower" Law (Sec. 230.80-89, Stats.)
          551 Coverage
          552 Disclosure of Information
          553 Processing of Information by Governmental Unit
          554 Retaliatory Action Prohibited
          555 Procedures for Enforcement
          556 Cases 

 

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551 State Employee "Whistleblower" Law; Coverage 
551.1 Generally 
551.2 Which entities are covered 

 

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552 State Employee "Whistleblower" Law; Disclosure of information 
552.1 Generally 
552.2 Exception - disclosure likely to result in anything of value for the employee 

 

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554 State Employee "Whistleblower" Law; Retaliatory Action Prohibited 
554.1 Generally 
554.2 Disciplinary action 
554.3 Presumption of retaliation 
554.4 Cases 

 

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555 State Employee "Whistleblower" Law; Procedures
555.1 Jurisdictional issues; timeliness of complaint
555.2 Remedies; Attorney's fees and costs for frivolous claims
555.3 Judicial review 

  

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560  Statutes Relating To Certain Military Service and Emergency Worker Rights
          561 Re-employment Rights After National Guard, state defense force or public health emergency service (Sec. 321.65, Stats.)
          562 Discrimination based on Civil Air Patrol Membership (Sec. 321.66, Stats)
          563 Absence from work of volunteer firefighter, emergency medical technician, first aid responder or ambulance driver (Sec. 103.88, Stats)

 

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600 PROOF - STANDARDS AND BURDENS
610 General Considerations
620 Proof of Intentional Discrimination
630 Proof of Disparate Impact
640 Probable Cause
650 Specific Issues

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610 General Considerations
611 Complainant's ultimate burden of proof
612 Burden of proof in mixed motive cases
619 Miscellaneous

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620 Proof of Intentional Discrimination
621 Direct evidence of discrimination
622 Proof of intent utilizing the McDonnell-Douglas v. Green framework

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622 Proof of intent utilizing the McDonnell-Douglas v. Green framework
622.1 General considerations
622.2 Complainant's prima facie case
622.3 Respondent's burden to articulate legitimate, non- discriminatory reasons
622.4 Complainant's proof of pretext

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630 Proof of Disparate Impact
631 General considerations
632 Complainant's burden to show adverse impact
633 Respondent's burden to show job-relatedness
634 Complainant's burden to demonstrate availability of alternatives with lesser adverse impact
635 Cases

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632 Complainant's burden to show adverse impact
632.1 Complainant's prima facie case
632.2 Extent of disparity
632.3 Adequacy of sample size

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640 Probable Cause
641 Definition of probable cause
642 Complainant's burden of proof
643 Credibility considerations
644 Cases
649 Miscellaneous

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650 Specific Issues
651 Proof of medical facts
659 Miscellaneous

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700 PROCEDURE
710 Complaint
720 Investigation
730 Conciliation
740 Procedures prior to hearing
750 Role of Administrative Law Judge
760 Procedures at Hearing
770 Record of Hearing, Decisions and Orders
780 Reconsideration, rehearing
790 Appeal and review

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710 Complaint
711 Timeliness
712 Parties, naming in complaint
713 Identification of issues, notice
714 Amendment of complaint, relation back to original complaint
715 Adequacy of complaint
716 Appeal of preliminary determination dismissing complaint
717 Effect of pre-filing waiver and release of claims
719 Miscellaneous

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711 Timeliness
711.1 Measurement of timeliness
711.2 Continuing violations
711.3 Tolling of time to file complaint; equitable estoppel
711.4 Determinations of timeliness, appealability

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720 Investigation
721 Generally
722 Appeal of no probable cause determinations

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722 Appeal of no probable cause determinations
722.1 Filing of appeal
722.2 Probable cause hearing

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740 Procedures prior to hearing
741 Notice of hearing
742 Answer
743 Postponements
744 Pre-hearing conferences and orders
745 Discovery
746 Dismissals for failure to respond to correspondence from the department
747 Prehearing disclosure of witnesses and exhibits
748 Withdrawals and settlements
749 Dismissals for failure to state a claim upon which relief may be granted

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741 Notice of hearing
741.1 Generally
741.2 Identification of issues

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748 Withdrawals and settlements
748.1 Withdrawal of complaints; dismissal
748.2 Settlement agreements; enforcement

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750 Role of Administrative Law Judge
751 Generally
752 Disqualification of Administrative Law Judge

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760 Procedures at Hearing
761 Parties' right to representation
762 Evidence
763 Other procedures at hearing
764 Dismissal of a complaint at close of Complainant's case
765 Failure to appear at hearing
766 Interpreters; Translations; Party's inability to speak or read English
767 Presentation of evidence regarding remedy
769 Miscellaneous

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762 Evidence
762.1 Generally
762.2 Admissibility
762.3 Matters found probative or relevant
762.4 Official notice
762.5 Judicial admissions
762.6 Rebuttal evidence

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770 Record of Hearing, Decisions and Orders
771 Hearing Record; Transcripts
772 Findings of Fact
773 Conclusions of Law; opinions and decisions in general
774 Orders
775 Delay in issuance of decision
779 Miscellaneous

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790 Appeal and review
791 Decisions not appealable to LIRC
792 Decisions appealable to LIRC
793 Decisions appealable to court
794 Procedures for review by LIRC; scope of review
795 Summary of proceedings as basis for review
796 Requirement that LIRC consult with ALJ regarding credibility impressions
797 Judicial Review
799 Miscellaneous

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800 REMEDIES;  ATTORNEY'S FEES, COSTS;  FRIVOLOUS CLAIMS, DEFENSES
810 Burden of proof re: remedies
820 Right to liability finding when no remediable harm
830 Remedies which may be provided
840 Remedies in particular types of cases
850 Duty to mitigate damages
860 Frivolous claims and defenses

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830 Remedies which may be provided
831 Back Pay
832 Front pay
833 Reinstatement; hire
834 Other remedial orders
835 Interest on award
836 Attorney's fees, costs

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831 Back Pay
831.1 Entitlement to back pay, generally
831.2 Computation of amount, generally
831.3 Offsets from back pay
831.4 Events limiting back pay liability
831.5 Limitation to two years prior to filing of complaint
831.6 Respondent's obligation to pay, exceptions and limitations
831.9 Miscellaneous

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831.4 Remedies; Back pay; Events limiting back pay liability
831.41 Unconditional offer of reinstatement
831.42 Accepting comparable job at same or higher pay
831.43 Quitting or being fired from comparable job
831.44 Unavailability for work
831.45 Showing that job would have ended anyway
831.46 After-acquired evidence

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834 Other remedial orders
834.1 Remedies for insurance benefit denial
834.2 Remedies for loss of seniority
834.3 Remedies for loss of fringe benefits
834.4 Remedies for emotional harm
834.5 Miscellaneous remedial orders

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834.5 Other remedial orders; miscellaneous
834.51 Clearing file, neutral references
834.52 Posting order, notices
834.53 Counseling or discipline of offending supervisor
834.59 Miscellaneous

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836 Attorney's fees, costs
836.1 Complainant's right to attorney's fees and costs
836.2 Respondents' right to attorney's fees and costs from complainant
836.3 Procedure used in determining fees
836.4 Amount of fees

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836.1 Complainant's right to attorney's fees and costs
836.11 Generally
836.12 What is 'Prevailing'; partial success
836.13 Pro se complainants
836.14 Complainant's personal costs
836.15 Right to fees where legal services were not charged for
836.16 Right to award of fees and costs from the State
836.17 Proceedings on appeal

 

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836.4 Attorney's fees; amount
836.41 Generally
836.42 Amount of time expended
836.43 Hourly rate
836.44 Multipliers, "lodestar" enhancement
836.45 Partial success
836.46 Interest on fee award

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840 Remedies in particular types of cases
841 Refusal to hire
842 Termination of employment
843 Suspension
844 Pregnancy discrimination
845 Discriminatory compensation
849 Miscellaneous

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850 Duty to mitigate damages
851 Generally, burdens and proof
852 Cases

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860 Frivolous claims and defenses
861 ALJ authority to find claim or defense frivolous (227.483, Stats.)
862 Court authority to find claim or defense frivolous (802.05, Stats., former 814.025 Stats.)
863 LIRC authority to find claim or defense frivolous

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