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Senate Bill 8

Relating To: Relating to: conforming the state family and medical leave law to the federal family and medical leave law and granting rule-making authority.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AFSCME Council 11 Notified Date 1/31/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/31/2011

AFSCME International Notified Date 4/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/14/2011

Alliance of Wisconsin Retailers, LLC Notified Date 2/11/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/11/2011

American Family Insurance Group Notified Date 1/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/28/2011

AT&T Wisconsin Notified Date 10/12/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/12/2011

Comments
Neutral
BMO Harris Bank (formerly Marshall & Ilsley Corporation) Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2011

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Notified Date 5/13/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/13/2011

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 2/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2011

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Inc Notified Date 2/7/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/7/2011

Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2011

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2011

None
Report Date
1/25/2011

Froedtert Health Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/1/2011

For
Report Date
1/25/2011

General Electric Company Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2011

Independent Business Assn of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/10/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/10/2011

Kraft Foods Global, Inc Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2011

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2011

Marten Transport Notified Date 1/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2011

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/29/2011

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 1/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/17/2011

For
Report Date
1/28/2011

Midwest Equipment Dealers Association Inc Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/25/2011

MillerCoors LLC Notified Date 1/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2011

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 2/9/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/9/2011

Property Casualty Insurers Association of America Notified Date 1/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/18/2011

Schneider National Inc Notified Date 1/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2011

Sentry Insurance Group Notified Date 1/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/7/2011

None
Report Date
1/24/2011

Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2011

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/26/2011

Comments
The IRR Section actively opposes this legislation because it takes rights away that are currently granted by the Wisconsin FMLA, rights which are not found in the federal law.
United Transportation Union Notified Date 2/8/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/8/2011

Waukesha County Notified Date 1/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2011

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 1/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/26/2011

Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association Inc Notified Date 3/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/25/2011

Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2011

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 2/8/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/27/2011

Comments
www.wccf.org/pdf/SB8_family_medical_leave_012411.pdf
Against
Report Date
2/8/2011

Wisconsin Credit Union League Notified Date 2/8/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/8/2011

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 1/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/25/2011

Other
Report Date
1/24/2011

Wisconsin Engine Manufacturer & Distributor Alliance (WEMDA) Notified Date 1/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2011

Wisconsin Grocers Association, Inc. Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2011

Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA) Notified Date 8/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/24/2011

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 1/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/24/2011

Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association Notified Date 1/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2011

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2011

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 5/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/21/2011

Wisconsin Retail Council Notified Date 11/10/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/10/2011

Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association Notified Date 6/8/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/8/2011

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 1/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/27/2011

Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 Notified Date 6/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/15/2011

WPS Health Insurance Notified Date 2/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2011

Lobbying Efforts

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2011
January - June
59.00
2011
July - December
15.00
2012
January - June
118.00
2012
July - December
7.00
Total 199.00
Alliance of Wisconsin Retailers, LLC 2011
January - June
21.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 21.00
BMO Harris Bank (formerly Marshall & Ilsley Corporation) 2011
January - June
3.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3.00
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
1.00
Total 1.00
Disability Rights Wisconsin 2011
January - June
13.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 13.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5.00
2012
July - December
6.00
Total 15.00
Independent Business Assn of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
15.00
2012
January - June
111.00
2012
July - December
Total 126.00
Kraft Foods Global, Inc 2011
January - June
2.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2.00
Midwest Equipment Dealers Association Inc 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
MillerCoors LLC 2011
January - June
3.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Engine Manufacturer & Distributor Alliance (WEMDA) 2011
January - June
3.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 2011
January - June
6.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2.00
2012
July - December
Total 8.00