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201 E Washington Ave; Room A100
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-266-6860 - 608-264-8752 (TTY)Milwaukee Office
819 N. 6th St; Room 723
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: 414-227-4384 - 414-227-4081 (TTY)
Wisconsin Labor Standards Laws
Workers, regardless of age, must be paid 1-1/2 times the regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week, if employed by factories, mercantile establishments, restaurants, hotels, motels and resorts, beauty parlors, retail and wholesale stores, laundries, express and transportation firms telegraph offices and telephone exchanges.
Exempted from overtime pay requirements are certain administrative, executive, and professional employees,; certain outside sales and commissioned employees; taxi cab drivers; certain employees of motor carriers who are covered by federal regulations; parts persons, salespersons, service writers, or mechanics employed by motor vehicle dealers; and apprentices receiving classroom instruction.
Sick timeEmployers are not required by Wisconsin law to grant sick leave to their workers, whether with pay or without. There are special exceptions in the Family and Medical Leave Law.
Employees have the right to file a wage claim with the department for unpaid wages if there is a dispute with the employer in the amount of wages owed, or if an employer fails to pay the wages agreed upon for time actually worked. If the employer refuses to pay wages earned on the established payday, the employee should request payment.
If the employee does not receive the payment after 6 days, the employee may file a claim with the department. Once a claim is filed, the department will seek to resolve the matter with the employer.
The department may take action on the following types of wage claims:
Illegal deductions from wages
Supplemental unemployment compensation benefits when required under a binding collective bargaining agreement
Other similar advantages agreed upon between the employer and the employee, or provided to employees as an established policy
The department may not have authority to take legal action on some claims, including:
Unpaid bills owed to the employee
Claims by independent contractors
Claims already filed in court
Out-of-state employers, in some cases
Union members who wish to file wage claims will be advised by the department to exhaust contractual remedies available through the union before filing a claim.
Persons filing a claim for wages must do so on a form furnished by the department's Equal Rights Division. There is a 2-year statute of limitations on the collection of wage claims. Wages must be claimed within 2 years of the date earned.