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Wisconsin Supreme Court Substantially Alters the Entitlement to Attorney Fees in Public Records Cases

On Wednesday, July 6, 2022, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a ruling in Friends of Frame Park, U.A. v. City of Waukesha, 2022 WI 57 that substantially changes the award of attorney fees in Public Records cases.  The case involved a Writ of Mandamus action to compel release of public records.  The Court held, in…

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Holds Commute Time in an Employer’s Vehicle is Not Compensable

The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently issued a helpful decision to Wisconsin employers. Following the Supreme Court’s decision in Kieninger v. Crown Equipment Corp., 2019 WI 27, it is now clear ordinary travel time between home and work in an employer owned vehicle is not compensable work time under Wisconsin wage and hour law. Background The…

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