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Wisconsin Civil Rights Laws

Explanation of Terms in Civil Rights Laws Chart

Code Section106.50 (Housing and Public Places); 111.31, et seq. (Employment)
AgencyHousing and Public Places and Employment: Dept. of Workfare Development
Administrative PreemptionHousing 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 LimitationsHousing and Public Places: 1 yr./private action, 1 yr./agency; Employment: 300 days

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