Equal Rights Speakers

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development's Equal Rights Division wants to ensure that the citizens of the state understand the laws we enforce. Through an active program of public education, we strive to help employers comply with the laws we enforce and help employees understand their rights under those laws.

The Equal Rights Division's Speakers Bureau is comprised of a diverse group of our specialists who are experts in the laws we enforce.

Potential Topics - This list is not all-inclusive!

Overview of Civil Rights Laws

  • Fair Employment Law Basics
  • Harassment in the Workplace
  • Fair Hiring and Avoiding Loaded Interview Questions
  • Wisconsin's Family and Medical Leave Act
  • FEL Advanced for HR Professionals
  • FMLA Advanced for HR Professionals
  • Wisconsin's Arrest & Conviction Record
  • Discrimination Protections
  • Wisconsin's Bone Marrow and Organ Donor Leave Act
  • Overview of the Discrimination Complaint Process

Overview of Labor Standards Laws

  • Advanced Topics in Labor Standards Laws for HR Professionals
  • Complying with Wisconsin's Overtime Laws AND New FLSA Regulations
  • Employment of Minors
  • Employment of Minors Laws related to Student Learners

Make a Request

To inquire about the availability of a speaker for your event, please email us or call 608-266-6860. The Division will do its best to address your group’s needs. Include the information below in your email request:

If your group has a specific area of interest, please provide additional detail in the request so the presentation can be tailored to fit your audience's needs.