Wisconsin Civil Rights Laws
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Explanation of Terms in Civil Rights Laws Chart
|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|
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