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In light of the tremendous consequences to business and individuals associated with the growth of the coronavirus COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”), Neider & Boucher, S.C. has recently published an employment law FAQ on various workplace issues, a primer on Force Majeure clauses, a review of the Family First Coronavirus Response Act...

By now, most people have heard of the virus commonly called the “Coronavirus,” more scientifically known as COVID-19 (“coronavirus disease 2019”).  COVID-19 was first detected in China and as of March 12, 2020 has now spread to over 90 countries internationally, including the United States....

The United States’ Department of Labor (DOL) just announced a final rule updating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) with regard to the Overtime Salary Threshold.  You can read the official news release here. To summarize, effective January 1, 2020, all employees earning less than $35,568 per...

Many pet owners consider their animals an integral part of the family. It makes sense that an increasing number of clients ask about including pets in their estate plans. While animals are legally considered “tangible personal property,” any pet owner will tell you that an...

One of the most common questions we hear from our small business owner clients is what to do with their business when they want to retire.  Most business owners understand that how a sale is structured can have a substantial impact on their financial picture,...

On February 26, 2018, Wisconsin Statutes Chapter 204 became effective allowing benefit corporations in Wisconsin. A benefit corporation is a for-profit corporation (not a limited liability company, partnership, or cooperative) that relieves the directors and officers of the corporation from the obligation to maximize shareholder...

By Jennifer Knudson On January 19, 2018, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided Manitowoc Company, Inc. v. John M. Lanning stating that a non-solicitation of employee provision is a restrictive covenant that is subject to the stringent rules under Wis. Stats. § 103.465 regarding noncompete agreements.  Specifically, the Court...

The language of business cliches has evolved quickly since the advent of high-tech, high-growth startups.  The days of betting on the right horse have given way to the hunt for the “elusive unicorn” in Silicon Valley parlance, the next overnight success with a billion-dollar valuation. In...

This post continues the list we started a while back, and contains three more tips for entrepreneurs looking to create, expand and ultimately trade their small businesses for mountains of cash.  To refresh the reader: items #1-3 on the list included some very macro-level business...

The simple act of making a to-do list can be immensely satisfying.  Actually doing those tasks and checking them off/crossing them out/tearing them to shreds is pretty fun, too.  The following list “ admittedly the creation of lawyers and therefore too wordy (hence that œAnnotated part) “...