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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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Wage & Hour

Our attorneys are knowledgeable about all legal issues regarding wages (salary v. hourly pay), overtime pay, breaks, bonuses, travel time, commissions, hours of work, “on call” work, compensation, and benefits under federal and state law.

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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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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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Worker's Compensation

Wisconsin’s Workers’ Compensation laws cover accidents and disease-causing injuries that arise out of an employee’s employment.

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

Walcheske & Luzi, LLC is Wisconsin’s 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, wage & hour, 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.

At Walcheske & Luzi, Your Work is Our Work. Let’s work together to create practical, cost-effective solutions to your workplace issueS.

The materials appearing in this website and on our blog are for general informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship and may not always reflect the most current legal developments. For additional information about our firm, please contact us at 1-262-780-1953 or

Employment Law Firm Office Locations

Brookfield Office

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

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


Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Appleton Office

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

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


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