Navigating Employment Discrimination Claims & the Wisconsin DWD Equal Rights Division 2021

Product ID: CA3176D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Wisconsin employment discrimination law basics

DWD. ERD. WFEA. Whether you represent employers or employees in Wisconsin, you need to know these initialisms like the back of your hand. Navigating Employment Discrimination Claims & the Wisconsin DWD Equal Rights Division will cover the fundamentals of Wisconsin’s administrative employment agency, the Department of Workforce Development (DWD), and one of its six divisions, the Equal Rights Division (ERD).

Jonathan E. Sacks of Kopka Pinkus Dolin PC will provide attendees with a guide to:

  • The Wisconsin Fair Employment Act (WFEA)
  • How the ERD handles investigations and complaints from beginning to end
  • Administrative proceedings before ERD administrative law judges
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1.5 CLE

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Wisconsin employment discrimination law basics

DWD. ERD. WFEA. Whether you represent employers or employees in Wisconsin, you need to know these initialisms like the back of your hand. Navigating Employment Discrimination Claims & the Wisconsin DWD Equal Rights Division will cover the fundamentals of Wisconsin’s administrative employment agency, the Department of Workforce Development (DWD), and one of its six divisions, the Equal Rights Division (ERD).

Jonathan E. Sacks of Kopka Pinkus Dolin PC will provide attendees with a guide to:

  • The Wisconsin Fair Employment Act (WFEA)
  • How the ERD handles investigations and complaints from beginning to end
  • Administrative proceedings before ERD administrative law judges
Read More ↓

Jonathan E. Sacks is an attorney at Kopka Pinkus Dolin PC, in Waukesha, Wisconsin. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including defense of claims and preventive advice and counseling. Mr. Sacks represents clients in a wide variety of labor and employment law issues, including wage and hour, non-competition agreements and restrictive covenants, unemployment compensation, hiring and firing, sexual harassment, and conducting internal investigations.

His experience includes counseling and defending alleged violations of the FLSA, FMLA, ADA, Title VII, and other discrimination issues. He frequently represents private and public sector employers in federal and state court and in administrative proceedings. Mr. Sacks helps clients take proactive measures to avoid liability and the interruption of business, including developing policies, providing training to management and employees, assisting in preparing employee handbooks, and drafting restrictive covenants related to confidentiality, non-competition and non-solicitation.

  • Learn what to expect from an Equal Rights Division investigation
  • Confidently advise your clients regarding employment discrimination in Wisconsin
  • Obtain sample documents for referencing
  • Labor and employment law attorneys
  • Civil rights/individual rights attorneys
  • In-house counsel
  • Attorneys advising small businesses
  • General practitioners
Nice Overview

By Steve Shenkenberg on 9/22/2021

Format: OnDemand seminar

The course was a nice overview of the processes involved in bringing and defending Wisconsin employment discrimination claims.

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Nice Overview

By Steve S on 9/22/2021

Format: OnDemand seminar

The course was a nice overview of the processes involved in bringing and defending Wisconsin employment discrimination claims.