Attorney Brian Formella presented on the most significant federal and state legal developments that affect most Wisconsin employers for the Portage County Business Council Business X-Change for October. He is a frequent presenter for the Business X-Change.

Some of the key points of his presentation included :

– The U.S. Supreme Court decisions relating to affirmative action; diversity, equity and inclusion; and religious freedom
– Recent rulings by the National Labor Relations Board that affect employer handbooks and severance agreements
– Update on employee free speech principles and offensive language in the workplace
– Update on “concerted activity” principles

Attorney Formella’s areas of practice include employment and labor law, municipal law, environmental law, real estate and general business law. Brian has a strong legal background in employment, labor and municipal law. He works with employers to establish sound employment practices. He has also aggressively defended employers against discrimination accusations.

To learn more about the PCBC Business X-Change follow this link.