Practice Areas:
Labor & Employment
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Mindy K. Dale

Mindy advises management in labor and employment issues. In her labor relations practice, she represents employers in union negotiations, unit clarification proceedings, and grievance arbitrations. She assists employers faced with union organizing attempts and in responding to unfair labor practice charges.

In the employment area, Mindy assists employers in responding to allegations of sexual harassment, conducting other workplace investigations, and counseling employers on disciplinary matters. She advises employers in preparing personnel policies tailored to comply with the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other laws and regulations. She’s represented employers before administrative agencies such as the WERC, DWD, LIRC, NLRB, DOL, EEOC, OSHA, and in the courts, and also practices in the area of municipal and school law.

Mindy received her Associates degree from Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, Michigan in 1979 and a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University in South Bend in 1982. She studied law at Indiana University Law School, Bloomington, and was on the editorial staff of the Indiana Law Journal. In 1987, she earned her Juris Doctorate degree magna cum laude and was elected to membership in the Order of the Coif. After graduation, Mindy practiced law as an associate with Barnes and Thornsburg in Indianapolis until moving to Wisconsin in 1995. Prior to joining Weld Riley, S.C., she worked as in-house counsel for a private corporation in Wisconsin and as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for Eau Claire County.

Mindy is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin (Labor Law Section), Eau Claire County Bar Association, Wisconsin School Attorneys Association Board of Directors, Chippewa Valley Society of Human Resource Management, and Western Dairyland Women’s Business Center Advisory Board.

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Education

Indiana University
Indiana University Law School

Awards and Associations

Order of the Coif
State Bar of Wisconsin
Eau Claire County Bar Association
Wisconsin School Attorneys Association Board of Directors
Chippewa Valley Society of Human Resource Management
Western Dairyland Women’s Business Center Advisory Board