The Creation, Implementation, and Maintenance of a Valid Tip Pool

Federal and state wage and hour laws are fairly complex and can be quite confusing. These regulations become even more confusing when tips are involved. It’s not surprising, therefore, that industries employing tipped employees are fertile ground for wage and hour...

The Basics: The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

In Wisconsin, employees that suffer from a serious health condition can find protection under the federal Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and Wisconsin’s Family Medical Leave Act (“WFMLA”).  In order to be afforded the protection under these laws, the employer must...