2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 109. Wage payments, claims and collections.
109.10 Reciprocal agreements.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 109.10 (2017)

109.10 Reciprocal agreements.

(1) In this section, “responsible agency" means a state officer, agency or other body that is responsible for the collection of wage claims or wage deficiencies.

(2) The secretary and the responsible agency of another state may enter into a reciprocal agreement governing the collection, under the laws of the other state, of wage claims and wage deficiencies received by the department.

(3) Consistent with the terms of a reciprocal agreement entered into with a responsible agency of another state under sub. (2), the department may do any of the following:

(a) Bring an action, through the department of justice, in any court of competent jurisdiction in the other state to collect wage claims and wage deficiencies received by the department.

(b) Through the department of justice, enforce a judgment in the other state on wage claims or wage deficiencies received by the department.

(c) If permitted under the laws of the other state, refer wage claims or wage deficiencies to the responsible agency for collection in the other state.

(4)

(a) Subject to par. (b), the department, through the department of justice, may bring an action under s. 109.09 on wage claims or wage deficiencies received by the department from a responsible agency of another state.

(b) Actions under par. (a) may only be brought if the other state by law or reciprocal agreement permits similar actions in that state on wage claims or wage deficiencies arising in this state.

History: 1989 a. 113; 1993 a. 86.

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