Wisconsin Civil Rights Laws
Below you will find state-specific laws on civil rights in various different contexts, including whether private civil rights actions are permitted, applicable statutes of limitations, and pertinent code provisions. Click on the links below for state-specific civil rights laws.
|Code Section||106.50 (Housing and Public Places); 111.31, et seq. (Employment)|
|Agency||Housing and Public Places and Employment: Dept. of Workfare Development|
|Administrative Preemption||Housing and Public Places: No; Employment: Yes|
|Private Action Permitted?||Housing and Public Places: Yes; Employment: Yes|
|Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff?||Housing and Public Places: Yes; Employment: No|
|Statute of Limitations||Housing and Public Places: 1 yr./private action, 1 yr./agency; Employment: 300 days|
Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact an attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.
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