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Safer-at-Home Order: Remix Edition

By: Attorney Samuel D. Bach-Hanson – Weld Riley, S.C.
On April 16, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (“DHS”), at the direction of Governor Tony Evers, issued a new Safer at Home Order, Emergency Order #28 (the “New Order”). This Order goes into effect on April 24, when Emergency Order #12 (the “Original Order”) expires, and will be effective through Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s Definition of “Son or Daughter” Extends Emergency Leave Protections to Employees in Nontraditional Family Structures

By: Attorney Bryan T. Symes – Weld Riley, S.C.

As a child of the 80s, I learned a very valuable life lesson from…The Transformers cartoon—namely, sometimes there is “more than meets the eye.”   The same can be said of the definition of “son or daughter” baked into the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, as explained below. 

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