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How to interpret the NLRB’s latest take on social media

When employees get fed up at work, they increasingly turn to social media to air their gripes. The National Labor Relations Board repeatedly has pursued employers that have disciplined employees for denigrating the workplace on Facebook or Twitter. In fact, the NLRB also has forced companies to rescind or revise policies that restrict employees...

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Milwaukee Attorney Authors Intellectual Property Guide for Medical Professionals

Milwaukee Attorney Authors Intellectual Property Guide for Medical Professionals

Milwaukee, WI – Joseph S. Heino, a shareholder with Davis & Kuelthau in Milwaukee, has recently released a new book titled Intellectual Property for the Medical Professional. Heino, a local intellectual property attorney, also published the fiction novel, “Seamless,” a Midwestern ghost story based on actual events in Northern Wisconsin....

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Kewaskum School District asks court to uphold teacher’s firing

The Kewaskum School District is asking a Washington County Circuit Court to overturn the ruling of an arbitrator and allow the district to dismiss a middle school special education teacher who is accused of using excessive physical force to control students. Read Full Article

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New school district handbooks take effect

The Lodi School District plans to outsource its nighttime custodial staff at the end of the summer to save $150,000. In Verona's summer school program, the most experienced teachers will be paid less per hour than they make during the school year, a move expected to help offset the cost of the growing program. Read Full Article

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FDIC Selling Off Legacy Bank Mortgages

In an effort to recover some of the money the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. expensed when it became the receiver of Legacy Bank, the FDIC is seeking bids for delinquent home mortgages from the bank valued at $16 million. Seaway Bank and Trust Co., Chicago, bought about $165.9 million of Legacy Bank’s assets, which consist mainly of loans, in...

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So You Think You Have A Patentable Idea – Now What?

So You Think You Have A Patentable Idea – Now What?

An idea for a new and useful product has been looming in your thoughts for quite some time. Perhaps you have doodled some drawings showing how the product works. Perhaps you have even built a working model. Better still, you have perfected your working model and have given thought as to how you are going to manufacture the product, market it, and...

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