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Wisconsin Latest State to Provide Social Media Protections to Applicants and Employees

On April 10, 2014, a new Wisconsin law took effect to prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that prospective and current employees disclose usernames and passwords for their personal Internet accounts. Read this alert to learn more about the new law.   Read the full text of this alert.… Continue Reading

Madison, Wisconsin Enacts Expansive Unemployment Discrimination Law

  On December 3, 2013, the Common Council of Madison, Wisconsin passed ORD-13-00211 to prohibit employers from discriminating against job applicants based on their unemployment status. Madison joins a growing number of states and cities that have enacted “unemployment discrimination” laws, including New Jersey, Oregon, the City of Chicago, the District of Columbia and New … Continue Reading
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