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U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Scope of “Whistleblower” Under Dodd-Frank

Yesterday, February 21st, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers that employees must complain to...

Confirmed: In Wisconsin, Non-Solicitation Agreements Must Meet Restrictive Covenant Requirements

Back in August 2016, we told you a New Wisconsin Court of Appeals Case Should Have You Reviewing Your Noncompete Agreements Quicker than a...

Attorneys Walcheske, Luzi, and Temeyer Named Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters

Last month, the attorneys at Walcheske & Luzi, LLC were once again honored as Rising Stars in Employment Law by Thomson Reuters. This year...

Proof That Overtime Rule Changes Are Still Coming

We all remember the freak out in 2016 when the Department of Labor (DOL) announced changes to the overtime rules, including increasing the...

Six Workplace Takeaways from Harvey Weinstein, et al.

Unless you’ve been living with your head in a pumpkin, you’ve now seen/heard countless news stories regarding instances of sexual...

When is social media activity a breach of a non-solicitation agreement?

Many employers are trying to limit the potential damage an employee might cause upon termination of the employment relationship by...

Foxconn Fever: Three Unique Wisconsin Employment Law Issues for New-to-Here Employers

Wisconsin currently has a hot case of Foxconn fever. Spurred by a $3 billion state subsidy package, the Taiwanese company is set to build...

Looking Into the Restrictive Covenant Crystal Ball: Wisconsin Supreme Court Oral Argument in The Manitowoc Co. Inc. v. Lanning

During presentations I lead on non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, I frequently point out that employers need to have these...

When is Unequal Pay Not a Violation of the Equal Pay Act?

The Equal Pay Act of 1963 prohibits sex discrimination in pay for completing the same work. An employer has multiple statutory defenses at...

Paid Family and Medical Leave Introduced in Wisconsin

Late last week, a group of Democratic state senators in Wisconsin introduced a bill to provide for paid family and medical leave or 2017...

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Employment Law Practice Areas

Workplace Discrimination

In Wisconsin, employees and job applicants are protected from discrimination in the hiring process during their employment, and in termination of their employment, by both federal law and Wisconsin state laws.

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Employment Contracts

We will closely review any employment contract or agreement, provide a full assessment and explanation of its provisions, and openly and honestly discuss the options and determine whether revisions are needed.

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As trusted Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act attorneys, Walcheske & Luzi, LLC it is our pledge to provide open and honest advice. We will work closely with you to help you understand and solve FMLA issues.

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Workplace Harassment

Wisconsin employees are protected from harassment in the workplace by both Wisconsin state law, Wisconsin Fair Employment Act (WFEA), and federal laws, such as Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Workplace Retaliation

It is illegal for an employer to terminate, discipline, demote, or harass an employee because an employee complained or participated in an investigation about discrimination, harassment, or illegal practices.

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Rights & Benefits

In Wisconsin, workers have rights that extend beyond protections from workplace discrimination, harassment, and retaliation including invasion of privacy, unemployment benefits and wage & hour disputes.

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Knowledgeable in the law. Aggressive in our approach. Success proven by results.

Walcheske & Luzi, LLC is Wisconsin’s preeminent employment law firm.

Representing clients in all aspects of the employment relationship, our attorneys have been recognized and commended by clients and colleagues alike for their past accomplishments, straightforward advice, practical approach, and zealous advocacy.

Walcheske & Luzi, LLC vigorously litigates discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disability, and FMLA cases (among many others) and also provides consultative advice to ensure that proper and effective policies and preventative measures are in place – not only to avoid liability, future litigation, and to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, but also to guarantee that all employees are treated fairly at work. Our legal skills, experience, thoughtfulness, and personalities allow us to provide the best possible advice and representation for our clients.

Although based primarily in the Greater Metro Milwaukee area and the Fox Cities, Walcheske & Luzi, LLC services the entire state of Wisconsin.

Employment Law Firm Office Locations

Brookfield, WI Location

15850 W. Bluemound Road, Suite 304
Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005

Phone: 1-262-780-1953
Fax: 1-262-565-6469


Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Appleton, WI Location

4321 W. College Avenue, Suite 200
Appleton, Wisconsin 54915

Phone: 1-920-757-2440
Fax: 1-262-565-6469


Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

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