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Margaret R. Kurlinski

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Milwaukee
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  • Biography
  • Admissions, Activities & Honors
  • Updates, News & Presentations
  • Blog Posts
  • Education

Meg Kurlinski is a shareholder in Godfrey & Kahn's Labor & Employment Practice Group. Meg assists clients with a variety of labor and employment matters, including the management of day-to-day employment matters, drafting and enforcing restrictive covenant agreements, administering family and medical leave laws, litigating federal and state discrimination claims, conducting unlawful harassment investigations and drafting affirmative action plans.

Meg also counsels clients regarding the employment and labor matters that are related to business sales, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate restructuring, including employment and labor due diligence, employee selection and retention, employment agreements, and reduction-in-force issues. In addition, Meg counsels employers on international employment and business issues.

Meg regularly conducts workshops and seminars on employment law topics for clients and other employment law professionals.

Meg received her law degree from Washington University School of Law with honors. While at Washington University, Meg was a staff editor for Washington University Global Studies Law Review. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, cum laude, from Truman State University.

Admitted To Practice

Wisconsin - 2005

Court Admissions

United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
Association for Women Lawyers
Milwaukee Bar Association
Society for Human Resource Management
State Bar of Wisconsin

Activities

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. Women's Leadership Forum – Steering Committee Member

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. Professional Development Committee

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Emerging Leaders – Board Member

Milwaukee Women Inc. – Steering Committee Member

UW-Milwaukee Women Leaders Conference (WLC) Advisory Committee

Presentations

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Blog Posts

EEOC guidance: employer-provided leave and the ADAAugust 23, 2016All In A Day's Work | Employment | Blog
OFCCP publishes sex discrimination regulationsJune 20, 2016All In A Day's Work | Affirmative Action | Discrimination and Harassment | Blog
New wage and hour rules published today; most employers must comply by December 1, 2016May 18, 2016All In A Day's Work | FLSA | Legislation | Wage and Hour | Blog
Individual liability under the FMLAApril 05, 2016All In A Day's Work | FMLA | Retaliation | Terminations | Blog
Covered contractors take note of changes in 2016January 12, 2016All In A Day's Work | Employment | Legislation | Wage and Hour | Blog
DOL publishes new FMLA formsMay 28, 2015All In A Day's Work | FMLA | Blog
Breaking news: Continued employment is lawful consideration in WisconsinApril 30, 2015All In A Day's Work | Employment | Blog
Definition of "spouse" expanded under the Family and Medical Leave ActMarch 03, 2015All In A Day's Work | FMLA | Blog
DOL announces Final Rule protecting employees from discrimination based on sexual orientationDecember 09, 2014All In A Day's Work | Affirmative Action | Discrimination and Harassment | Employment | Blog
Labor department proposes new rule for federal contractors and subcontractors: non-retaliation against employees who discuss compensationSeptember 22, 2014All In A Day's Work | Discrimination and Harassment | Labor | Wage and Hour | Blog
FMLA claims on the riseAugust 14, 2014All In A Day's Work | FMLA | Blog
New executive order regarding wage discussionsJune 13, 2014All In A Day's Work | Discrimination and Harassment | Immigration | Labor | Policies | Retaliation | Wage and Hour | Blog
Long-anticipated VEVRAA and Section 503 regulations finally publishedOctober 14, 2013All In A Day's Work | Affirmative Action | Employment | Blog
Reminder: your FMLA poster must be updated by March 8March 07, 2013All In A Day's Work | FMLA | Blog
Department of Labor issues final FMLA regulationsFebruary 21, 2013All In A Day's Work | FMLA | Legislation | Policies | Blog
10 states increase minimum wage in 2013January 11, 2013All In A Day's Work | Employment | Wage and Hour | Blog
WFMLA reminder: a new leave year began on January 1January 02, 2013All In A Day's Work | Employment | FMLA | Blog
Five differences between federal and Wisconsin FMLAJune 21, 2011All In A Day's Work | Employment | FMLA | Blog
Department of Labor launches timesheet AppMay 11, 2011All In A Day's Work | Employment | Wage and Hour | Blog
Employer immunity under and potential revisions to Wisconsin’s concealed carry lawMay 11, 2011All In A Day's Work | Employment | Legislation | Blog
The final ADAAA regulations are out – now what?April 21, 2011All In A Day's Work | Discrimination and Harassment | Employment | Blog
Breaking: EEOC approves final implementing regulations for the ADAAAMarch 24, 2011All In A Day's Work | Discrimination and Harassment | Employment | Blog
Department of Labor publishes proposed Family and Medical Leave Act regulationsFebruary 02, 2011All In A Day's Work | Employment | FMLA | Blog
Amending the Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave ActJanuary 26, 2011All In A Day's Work | FMLA | Legislation | Blog

Education

Juris Doctor, Washington University School of Law, 2005, with honors

Bachelor of Arts, Truman State University, cum laude, Philosophy

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833 East Michigan Street
Suite 1800
Milwaukee, WI
53202-5615
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