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A Reporting Reminder

Beginning January 1, the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) began accepting Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) reports about individuals who own or control companies. This was included in the bipartisan

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FLSA Update

In August, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rulemaking notice regarding exempt employees which included “increasing the standard salary level and the highly compensated employee total annual compensation

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No Trick. No Treat.

Effective October 31, 2023, remember to use the new Form I-9, as the prior version will be rendered obsolete/invalid after that date. Our August Special Alert email spoke to some

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Much-Needed Upgrade Coming to WI Unemployment System

The substantial increase in unemployment activity during the pandemic highlighted problems within Wisconsin’s unemployment system, beyond those attributable to temporarily heightened traffic. In September, the Department of Workforce Development announced

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A Different Kind of Long Covid

Although Milwaukee remains one of the country’s top cities relative to downtown recovery rates, the metrics do not necessarily signify an office market recovery—in fact, many businesses are still struggling

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EEOC Updates COVID Guidance

While COVID has seemingly become an afterthought for many, the EEOC recently updated its guide relative to the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and other EEO laws. Key updates include reevaluation

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Grounds for Organizing

To follow-up on prior coverage of unionization efforts and potential National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) violations, it was recently reported that Starbucks has lost 16 out of 17 NLRA cases,

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Family Leave on Table Again

President Biden’s 2024 budget plan includes “national, comprehensive paid family and medical leave,” citing that the US is one of just six countries “without a national paid parental leave policy.”

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