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McDonald & Kloth, LLC

McDonald & Kloth, LLC serves a broad range of clients including individuals, executives, family businesses, startups, non-profit organizations, religious institutions, educational institutions, and large publicly traded businesses.

1840 N. Farwell Avenue Suite 205 - Milwaukee, WI 53202

(414) 395.8774

Alan C. Olson & Associates

Alan C. Olson is a National Long Term Disability Insurance Denial Attorney & ERISA Appeal Lawsuit Lawyer. Attorney Olson and his team of skilled associates offer comprehensive legal representation regarding disability benefits law.

2880 S. Moorland Road - New Berlin, WI 53151


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In Wisconsin, like anywhere else, employment plays a main role in people’s lives. Employment is a vital part of society and Wisconsin labor laws equalize the bargaining power between employer and employees in order to maintain a balance and satisfying environment for society.

Union affiliation of employed wage and s

Beginning in January 2003, data reflect revised population controls used in the household survey. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time workers exluded are all self-employed workers regardless of whether in Wisconsin
Total Employed 2003. 2,613
Total Members of unions 414
Percent of Employed 15.9
Total Employed Represented by Unions 438
Persent Total Employed 2004 16.8
Total Employed 2004. 2,597
Total Members of unions 414
Percent of Employed 16
Total Employed Represented by Unions 439
Persent of Total Employed 2004 16.9

Source: U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics

Labor laws in Wisconsin primarily regulate the relationship between employers and unions and grant employees the rights to engage in certain activities, such as strikes, to have their demands fulfilled. Wisconsin workers rely on labor laws to rectify unfair employment practices. Our Wisconsin labor law lawyers have dealt with various cases protecting each worker's and employer’s rights in order to maintain a fair relationship between both parties.

Our Wisconsin labor law lawyers specialize in all aspects of labor law and possess solid knowledge concerning:

  • Arbitration / grievances / mediation
  • Business immigration
  • Collective bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment class action defense
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike support
  • Supervisor training
  • Workplace security
  • Wrongful discharge

Maintaining an equal and fair employee/employer relationship should be in everybody’s interest. If you have any questions, or if you are concerned that one of your rights as a Wisconsin worker or employer has been violated, contact one of our Wisconsin labor law lawyers immediately.

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Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws

AUDIO, RM, 44Kbps, 4:09, 4/20/2004

The Bush administration releases new rules governing which employees have the right to receive overtime pay. While not as far-reaching as some lawmakers had desired, the central revision raises the threshold for overtime from workers earning $65,000 to those making $100,000.
Source: NPR


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Employment Topics

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Mediation
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike Support
  • Wrongful Discharge

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Employment Terms

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