Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Gregory M. Wesley, Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan, LLP
- Harassment claims in Wisconsin are governed by the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act (WFEA). See Harassment Under the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.
- Harassment claims under the WFEA do not follow the same basic framework as harassment claims under Title VII. The WFEA does not follow the same Faragher-Ellerth framework as Title VII. See Harassment Under the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.
- The remedies for a violation of the WFEA are different than under Title VII. See Remedies for Harassment.
- Localities including Madison and Milwaukee have requirements pertaining to harassment. See Local Requirements.