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Tag Archives: National Association of Working Women

Milwaukee sick leave case bounced back to appeals court (UPDATE)

By Marie Rohde A deadlocked Wisconsin Supreme Court was unable to decide the constitutionality of the Milwaukee ordinance requiring city employers provide sick leave for workers. On a 3-3 vote, the Supreme Court on Thursday sent the case back to ...

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Sick leave lawsuit referred to Supreme Court

By Sean Ryan A state court of appeals will ask the Wisconsin Supreme Court to consider the case over Milwaukee’s sick leave law. Instead of ruling Thursday in the lawsuit between the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and 9to5, National ...

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Court of Appeals hears sick leave arguments

By Paul Snyder The future of Milwaukee’s sick leave law might hinge on the wording of a referendum question city voters approved in November 2008. That wording was at the heart of oral arguments Wednesday before three Wisconsin District IV ...

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Flu fuels sick day fire

By Sean Ryan Milwaukee-area contractors are not experiencing the swine flu problems that are fueling the effort to require paid sick leave at businesses. “If anybody needs it, it’s available,” Doug Mortenson, M.A. Mortenson Co. operating group safety director in ...

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