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Wisconsin Inheritance Law & Probate Procedure


Wisconsin Wage & Hour Law

  • Wisconsin Minimum Wage:  
    • The minimum wage in Wisconsin is the same as the federal minimum wage: $7.25 an hour. 

      Milwaukee County Minimum Wage

      The minimum wage in Milwaukee County is $7.25 an hour, the state minimum wage. Wisconsin law prohibits city and county governments from adopting a local minimum wage that's higher than the state minimum wage. 

      Milwaukee Minimum Wage

      The minimum wage in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is $7.25 an hour, the state minimum wage. Wisconsin law prohibits city and county governments from adopting a local minimum wage that's higher than the state minimum wage.

  • Overtime Pay: Every state has rules about weekly maximum hours and overtime. Learn about the overtime laws in Wisconsin and whether they apply to you.
  • Wage Claims: If you're being unlawfully underpaid, you need to learn how to file a "Wage Claim" in Wisconsin. 
  • Tips : Every state has special pay rates for tipped workers. Find out the rules for tipped workers in Wisconsin.
    • In Wisconsin, your employer may pay you a minimum wage of $2.33 an hour, as long as you earn enough in tips to bring your total hourly pay up to the full minimum wage, $7.25 an hour. If you don’t earn enough in tips to bring your compensation to the full minimum wage, your employer must make up the difference.


Bankruptcy & Debt


Wisconsin Unemployment Benefits


Democracy In Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, Milwaukee 


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