Public Sector

Davis|Kuelthau’s Breakfast Briefing Series

D|K proudly hosts complimentary Breakfast Briefing programs for clients and contacts across the Green Bay, and the Greater Fox Valley region. These programs are designed to assist employers in minimizing the risk of employment liability on the state and federal level. Each program in the series combines an overview of the law with practical...

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44th Annual Public Officials Seminar

Davis|Kuelthau's Labor and Employment, Municipal, and School and Higher Education Teams are hosting the firm's 44th Annual Public Officials Program for veteran and newly-elected public officials and administrators on April 27, 2022 at the Marq in De Pere.  Our attorneys will update public officials regarding:  Public Records/Open Meeting Law...

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135 Wisconsin Municipalities Potentially Affected by PCB Class Action Settlement. Payouts May Not Align with Actual Damages.

A Central District of California Judge has preliminarily approved a class action settlement in City of Long Beach, et al. v. Monsanto Company, et al., that will resolve claims by various municipalities against Monsanto Company, Solutia, Inc. and Pharmacia for environmental damages related to PCBs.  The underlying basis for the claims are...

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2022 WASB/WSAA School Law Conference & Workshop

2022 WASB/WSAA School Law Conference & Workshop

School and Education Attorneys, James Kalny and Abby (Busler) Tilkens will be presenting at the 2022 WASB/WSAA School Law Conference & Workshop on Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM. Click here to view the powerpoint presentation. Their presentation, Free Speech from the Tinker Era Through 2021 and Beyond will explore the...

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Davis|Kuelthau’s 33rd Annual School Law Seminar | Boards in the Bullseye: Public Comment, Open Meetings, and Public Records Considerations

Davis|Kuelthau will be hosting its 33rd Annual School Law Seminar on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 in the VUE at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee. Click here to view the program packet and powerpoint. Boards in the Bullseye: Public Comment, Open Meetings, and Public Records Considerations Issues involving masking in schools, free speech, critical race...

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OSHA’s Vax or Test Mandate for Employers with 100+ Employees Is Back in Effect. What’s Next for Employers?

Late on Friday, December 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, vacated the Fifth Circuit’s stay on OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”).  The ETS mandates private employers with at least 100 employees to be fully vaccinated or submit to a weekly COVID test and wear face masks.  Given this swift reversal, OSHA...

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OSHA’s Vax or Test Mandate for Employers with 100+ Employees Is Back in Effect. What’s Next for Employers?

What’s Next for Employers: OSHA’s Vaccine and Testing Mandate

On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, litigation pending in several federal circuits regarding the federal vaccine/testing mandate described below was consolidated in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  Below, we summarize the mandate, discuss the various court developments, and provide guidance as to steps employers could take while the...

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Webinar | Davis|Kuelthau’s 43rd Annual Public Officials Program

Click here to access the on-demand video. Click here to access the powerpoint presentation. Davis|Kuelthau's Labor and Employment, Municipal, and School and Higher Education Teams hosted the firm's 43rd Annual Public Officials Program for veteran and newly-elected public officials and administrators on April 28, 2021. Given the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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IRS Issues Guidance to Employers to Claim Tax Credits for Voluntary Leave Related to COVID-19 and the Vaccine

Department of Education New Title IX Regulations

In the midst of the global pandemic, the United States Department of Education (DOE) updated its Title IX guidance and recently issued accompanying final regulations. In 2017, United States Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos revoked Obama-era Title IX guidance. On May 6, 2020, Secretary DeVos released the final regulations relating to...

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