Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: John Murray, Lindner & Marsack, S.C.
- Wisconsin law contains provisions relating to military leave that apply to all employers, regardless of size. Many of these provisions extend the protections created by USERRA to employees who are not covered by the federal law. See Wisconsin Military Leave.
- Wisconsin protects individuals from discrimination and retaliation because of active service or their membership in the military. See Prohibitions on Retaliation and Discrimination.
- Wisconsin protects servicemembers from losing a professional license during active service. See Extension of Licenses for Servicemembers.
- Some Wisconsin cities have adopted ordinances that prohibit discrimination based upon an individual's past or present membership in the military or less than honorable discharge. See Local Ordinances.