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At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, many employees around Wisconsin transitioned from a traditional office setting to working remotely from home. Since then, new questions have been raised by workers regarding which at-home injuries might be covered under the Worker’s Compensation Act. The short answer is that most at-home injuries suffered in

Aug. 16, 2023 – It’s been a year-and-a-half since schools across Wisconsin reopened after pandemic closures.

Legal fights over mask policies and reopening plans have given way to squabbles over constitutional issues driven largely by political polarization, say two attorneys who practice school law with Weld Riley, S.C.

First Amendment protections for student speech top

Aug. 16, 2023 – Wisconsin lawyers are always busy. Whether you live in a rural community, a suburban enclave, or a big city, practicing law is stressful and challenging. The pressure to stay even with the competition or to advance ahead is always there.

That is why lawyer well-being is a major topic of concern,

As of July 31, 2023, the COVID-19 temporary flexibilities for Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, no longer apply. U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that employers must complete in-person physical document inspections for employees whose documents were inspected remotely during the temporary flexibilities by Aug. 30, 2023. Employers who previously utilized the flexibility

June 21, 2023 – Aided by technology, Wisconsin’s court system is moving toward a hybrid approach to address a longstanding shortage in court reporters.

That approach is laid out in a recently released report issued by a committee appointed by Director of State Courts, the Hon. Randy Koschnick. Koschnick appointed the 30-member committee, which included