Wisconsin Questions and Answers

Is it possible to discriminate against male nurses?
A male nurse in a psychiatric hospital has complained that he has been forced by supervisors to take on a heavier case load AND has been assigned patients under the guise of, "You should take this pat...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 3, 2011 8:50 PM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

Does my dad have a case?
My father was a Dentist for a Hospital. He was diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes several years ago. He currently has to take insulin shots and if his sugar drops significantly he needs to consume glucose...
1 answer  |  asked May 18, 2011 10:45 AM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

How long is unemployment aloowed to answer a case request?
I am in the mortgage industry and am required to go to the office full-time weekly. I have done this work for 12+ years and am W-2 but paid by the employer on a percentage basis. Because of the market...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 19, 2011 09:11 AM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

Does a revised (not signed) non compete clause void an old (signed) one?
I signed a non compete clause in 2007. In the fall of 2010 they revised their handbook and came out with a new non compete clause. I did not sign that one. I would like to know if that old one is void...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 16, 2011 08:51 AM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

Can I be termed for none disclosure on criminal past were employer doesnt state disclosure period
Here is my story I have been working for a company in Neenah, WI for the past 11 months this was a contract to hire position which was to hire in December but the company started a reorganization arou...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 21, 2010 7:29 PM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

I was terminated for negativity without any disciplinary action or ability to defend myself.
I had made some comments during a training(which I apologized for) in a joking manner that were taken the wrong way and have voiced my concern re: the continuously increasing workload and the followin...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 13, 2010 3:50 PM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

Afraid to stand up in fear of losing my job.
Hi, I have a situation. I'm a non exempt salary employee. The owner of the company in my opinion is discriminating. He is allowing an hourly person to make up lost hours before during lunch and after ...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 18, 2009 7:55 PM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

Can an employer charge your time off to FMLA after you informed them you chose to use PTO? Is FMLA employee initiated? Thanks
2 answers  |  asked Feb 5, 2009 11:23 AM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

Am I REALLY salaried?
I have been employed for a CPA firm for the last 2 years, as an accountant on a salary basis. My checks are twice a month the same amount, regardless of hours worked. However, if I work overtime, I ge...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 25, 2008 4:01 PM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

company says I breached severance agreement
My job was eliminated. I was offered a severance agreement. I signed. I received a letter saying they would sign and send back the agreement. They did not. They now say that I breached the agreement. ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 17, 2008 1:36 PM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

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