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Employment & Labor Law

This guide helps users navigate Federal and Wisconsin resources pertaining to employment and labor issues.

Compiled By Cheryl O'Connor

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Updated By Peter Lawrence-Wehrle 8/23/16


Employment law pertains to the employer / employee relationship and is governed by statutes, case law, and regulations at both the federal and the state level.  Its scope also includes a wide range of  workplace issues such as discrimination, wrongful termination, unemployment compensation, family / medical leave and occupational safety.

Labor law covers the negotiation and collective bargaining process between employers and unionized employees. The National Labor Relations Board mediates disputes with these parties.

Getting Started

Consult these resources for comprehensive compilations of federal statutes, cases, and regulations regarding Employment and Labor Law:

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