Law

Judge reinstates gathering limit order

A Barron County circuit judge has denied a request by the Tavern League of Wisconsin and some business owners for a temporary injunction blocking the state’s health order limiting indoor gatherings and occupancy limits.

Antitrust report recommends big changes for big tech

In a House Judiciary Committee report presented to Congress this week, House lawmakers under Democratic leadership found that the practices of the world’s largest technology companies including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google had exercised and abused their monopoly power.

Evers directs DHS to limit indoor public gatherings

Gov. Tony Evers today directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue Emergency Order No. 3 limiting public gatherings to no more than 25% of a room or building’s total occupancy.

Judge blocks release of businesses names

After a lawsuit was filed by the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), a judge has ruled against Gov. Tony Evers’ release of business names that have had employees test positive for COVID-19.

Sharp contrast between Trump, Biden approach to H-1B

The H-1B program allows American companies to temporarily employ nonimmigrant foreign workers in occupations that require highly specialized knowledge. The program’s intent is to help employers who cannot otherwise obtain certain skills from the U.S. workforce, but despite its lofty intentions it’s not without critics.

Medicare for All isn’t dead

If you thought the Medicare for All approach to medical insurance died along with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid, you might need to rethink that.

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