Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Wisconsin?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Wisconsin laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law* Covered Employers**
Bone Marrow and Organ Donation Leave Law Employers with 50 or more employees
Business closing and mass layoff notification law Employers with 50 or more employees
Day of rest law Owners and operators of factory or mercantile establishments
Employment Peace Act (EPA) All employers
Wisconsin Fair Employment Act (WFEA) All employers
Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA) Employers with 50 or more employees
Wisconsin health care continuation law All employers

*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.

**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.