Safer-at-Home Order Information

Wisconsin Counties have issued local ‘Safer-at-home-orders

Click the link below to view a county-by-county status: (updated 5/14/2020)

The Statewide ‘Safer-at-home-order’ was ruled null and void by the Wisconsin State Supreme Court. (5/13/2020)

Statewide Safer-at-Home Order (4/24/2020)

Statewide Safer-at-Home Order FAQs(4/24/2020)

Guidelines for Essential Agribusinesses during the Safer at Home Order (4/9/2020)

Is Your Business Essential?

Member Guidance on Statewide Safer-at-Home Order (3/26/2020)

(Compliments of WIB Attorney, Jacob Frost)

Legal Resources for Small Employers

WIB Member Webinar – Legal Impacts of COVID-19 – Click here to watch.

Legal Articles and Documents for Small Employers:

Jacob Frost is an Attorney with the Madison-based law firm – Boardman & Clark LLP. He is a valued member of the WIB team of professionals that are available to answer your critical business questions.

He is just a phone call – 1-800-362-9644 (toll-free) – or click away – – from responding to legal questions from WIB members in response to the coronavirus crisis.

In addition to this personalized service, Jacob provides WIB with articles written by his colleagues at Boardman & Clark LLP on recent federal and state government coronavirus-related  actions of interest and concern to small, independent businesses.


Changes to Wisconsin Unemployment Benefits (4/17/2020)

DOL Issues Temporary Rule on the FFCRA (4/8/2020)

Updated United States Treasury Department FAQs on SBA Paycheck Program Program (4/7/2020)

Unemployment Insurance Expansion under the CARES Act (4/7/2020)

IRS Clarifies Documentation Required for FFCRA Leave and Limitations on Caretaker Leave (4/1/2020) 

DOL Issues First Guidance on the Families FFCRA (3/26/2020)

DOL Releases Additional FFCRA Guidance Clarifying Common Areas of Concern (Part 2) (3/31/20)

DOL Releases Additional FFCRA Guidance Clarifying Common Areas of Concern (Part 3) (3/31/2020)

U.S. Treasury Department Issues Guidance on Paycheck Protection Program (3/31/2020

SBA – Paycheck Protection Program (3/31/2020)

DOL Releases Additional FFCRA Guidance Clarifying Common Areas of Concern (Part 1) (3/27/2020)

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Bill Signed Into Law (3/20/2020)


Statewide “Safer At Home Order” – Emergency Order (3/26/2020)

Wisconsin Department of Revenue Offers One-Month Extension for Withholding, Sales and Use Tax, and Excise Tax Filings…but NOT Payments (3/25/2020)[ ]( )

Governor Evers and U.S. Congress Bar Most Evictions and Foreclosures to Help Combat COVID-19 (3/27/2020)