Federal Vs. Wisconsin Family And Medical Leave Laws

Law360, New York (July 29, 2011, 12:56 PM EDT) -- When confronting legal issues associated with family and medical leave laws, lawyers generally focus on the requirements of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Wisconsin lawyers, however, need to remain cognizant of the Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA), which is often a trap for unwary lawyers because it commonly provides rights to employees that are greater than those provided by the FMLA. The following tips will assist lawyers in advising clients on family and medical leave matters.

1) Employee Eligibility

Eligibility for...
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