In the midterm elections on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, the Republican Party gained a majority in the U.S. Senate. Now with control of both the House and the Senate, it is likely that the GOP will introduce legislation in an attempt to stop many of the current administration’s employment agendas. Although President Obama maintains veto […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. has been ranked in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in the following areas: • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law • Commercial Litigation • Construction Law • Corporate Law • Product Liability Litigation–Defendants • Family Law […]

In a move that could significantly increase the risk associated with unfair labor practice litigation for employers, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a decision on October 24, 2014 that stated it has authority to order expanded remedies for violations of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) that are “egregious and pervasive.” In HTH […]

On October 8, 2014, O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. hosted a Continuing Legal Education seminar focusing on legal issues of interest to Wisconsin small firm and solo practice attorneys. Approximately 70 attorneys attended the event. The firm’s Managing Shareholder, Jim DeJong, presided over the event. Chad Baruch of Dallas, Texas was the keynote […]

Attorney Gregory S. Mager presented at the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin’s Second Saturday on October 11, 2014. The Council’s Second Saturday program is designed to inform the general public regarding collaborative divorce. Mr. Mager is a member of the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, and a shareholder with O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong […]

Attorney Gregory S. Mager presented “Civil Procedure, Evidence, and Pretrial Discovery” and “Temporary Hearings—A Panel Discussion” in August, 2014 at the State Bar of Wisconsin’s 33rd Annual Family Law Workshop in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Mr. Mager is the Director of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin, and a shareholder with O’Neil, […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is pleased to announce that 14 lawyers have been named to the 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers® has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the […]

In a decision that could have far reaching implications for industries that rely on the franchisor/franchisee business model, the NLRB’s General Counsel, Richard Griffin, Jr., determined that 43 unfair labor practices charges against McDonald’s, USA, LLC may move forward under a “joint employer” theory finding that McDonald’s should be held liable along with its independently […]

On July 14, 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (“EEOC”) issued updated enforcement guidance regarding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) as they apply to pregnant workers. The EEOC’s guidance discusses a number of issues related to pregnancy discrimination and other pregnancy related issues and provides insight into […]