How do probationary periods affect Unemployment Insurance?
If I terminate an employee after a 90 day probationary period, do I still have to pay Unemployment Insurance? Most likely, yes. But, not immediately. And, possibly not ever. Contrary to popular belief, a probationary status has no bearing on whether an employer has to pay unemployment insurance. Whether an employer plans on having its […]
KEW Holiday Card Round Up
A round up of KEW holiday cards of years past: 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2022 Holiday Card coming soon 🙂
Security Deposits and Abandoned Property: Post-Tenancy Considerations
A common call into our office is one from a residential landlord wondering what to do in the following scenario: a tenant moved out at the end of their lease, but they left a lot of property behind, and the landlord is wondering what their options are. Security Deposit The magic number to remember for […]
Can I hold an employee’s paycheck?
Almost every employer has faced the following situation: an employee quits without notice, and still possesses property (uniforms, equipment, keys) that belong to the company. Or worse, the employee is disgruntled and damages property of the company on her way out. It’s alright, I’ll just hold her last paycheck hostage until she returns the […]
Evicted: notices needed to terminate a residential tenancy in Wisconsin
In this video, Attorney Jessica M. Kramer discusses how to terminate a residential tenancy, what type of notice to use, and provides answers to some commonly asked questions. For more information about legal issues pertaining to landlords, or ways in which KEW can assist you with landlord related inquiries, contact KEW at […]
Do I need to provide leave to my employees?
First of all, when we say “leave” we are referring to leave as a general term of not being required to be at work. So, leave is an umbrella term that refers to vacation time, sick time, personal time, PTO and whatever other creative term may be used to refer to time away from […]
What is Litigation?
Attorney Nicholas C. Watt begins his litigation series with Part 1: What is Litigation?
How to Serve an Eviction Notice
Attorney Joe Andreoni discusses how to serve an eviction notice in Wisconsin. For more information about serving eviction notices, or other landlord and/or eviction questions, contact Kramer, Elkins & Watt, LLC at 608-709-7115 or email@example.com.
Mask Mandate Extended – Dane County
On September 9, 2021, Dane County issued Face Covering Emergency Order #2 (“Order #2”) which is scheduled to go into effect on September 10, 2021 at 12:01am, directly following Face Covering Emergency Order (“Order #1”) scheduled to expire on September 16, 2021 at 12:01am. What’s with the time overlap? The overlap in time isn’t directly […]
CDC’s Eviction Moratorium Upended by the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court issued a new opinion on August 26, 2021 which will perhaps be an end to the ongoing dispute over the legality of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (the “CDC”) eviction moratorium (the “moratorium”). A deeper dive into the terms of the moratorium and an analysis of the procedural posture as […]