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PODCAST: Wisconsin FMLA vs. Federal FMLA in a Nutshell

In this episode, Keith Kopplin and Sarah Platt compare Wisconsin’s Family and Medical Leave Act with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act and discuss the key differences and top things employers should know.

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Keith Kopplin, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
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Keith E. Kopplin’s practice focuses on employment litigation and employment law matters.

Keith strives to find creative and cost-effective solutions to some of the most vexing workplace issues, including Family and Medical Leave Act abuse, incidents of off-the-clock work, and reasonable accommodation requests.  He has given presentations on numerous topics, including the use of social media by employees, Wisconsin’s concealed carry law, employee handbooks, workplace violence, employee privacy, the hiring process, the Wisconsin and federal Family...

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Sarah Platt, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law Attorney
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Sarah Platt is of counsel in the firm’s Milwaukee office. She represents employers in all areas of employment law, including:

  • Proactive, practical counseling regarding hiring, discipline, accommodation, leave, and termination issues to avoid litigation and create a strong record to defend employment actions should litigation arise;

  • Drafting strong employment policies to comply with state and federal laws and guide employee conduct;

  • Investigating and responding to harassment complaints;

  • Drafting employment and severance agreements;

  • Advising and defending clients in wage and hour matters;

  • Defending employers against discrimination and retaliation claims before administrative agencies and state and federal courts;

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