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Types of Employers: Wisconsin

Types of Employers requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team


  • Each Wisconsin law may define employer differently based on variables such as number of employees, industry and more. See Defining an Employer in Wisconsin.
  • Under Wisconsin law, a franchisor is generally not considered the employer of a franchisee or a franchisee's employees. See Franchisor Protection Law.