Commonly, I get calls from workers who are interested in aaction, based on false statements an employer made. Defamation is a State-law claim, and I have represented persons for defamation claims under Wisconsin law.
If you are contemplating a defamation action against an employer, consider the things below. (Please note this post does not provide legal advice; if you want legal advice, you must consult about your specific situation with an attorney who is licensed in the State in which the allegedly defamatory statements were made). Continue reading