If the roiling political waters of Wisconsin were not roiled enough, embattled still-Governor Scott Walker sits poised to sign a bill just passed by the state legislature which will repeal the state’s Fair Employment Act to eliminate compensatory and punitive damages if a plaintiff proves employment discrimination. 

Although business interests claim that the original law was burdensome, it was pointed out by opposition legislators that there has not been a single damage claim filed since the existing law was passed.