Legal Memorandum: Cause of Action for Wrongful Discharge

Issue: Under Wisconsin law, is there a cause of action for wrongful discharge?

Area of Law: Employee Law
Keywords: Wrongful discharge; Cause of action; Wrongful terminations
Jurisdiction: Wisconsin
Cited Cases: None
Cited Statutes: None
Date: 03/01/2015

Although Wisconsin recognizes a limited cause of action for wrongful discharge, as a threshold matter, it applies only to certain wrongful terminations of employees.  Brockmeyer v. Dun & Bradstreet, 113 Wis. 2d 561, 573 (1983).


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