The Legislative Human Resources Office (LHRO) is nonpartisan and serves both houses of the Wisconsin Legislature.
The LHRO provides the following services:
Conducts human resources (HR) orientations for incoming legislators/employees;
Manages payroll & benefit administration (including processing monthly payrolls and coordinating new employee/yearly benefit open enrollment);
Processes (and answers questions related to) family and medical leave (FMLA) requests;
Processes (and answers questions related to) reasonable accommodation requests;
Processes (and answers questions related to) harassment/discrimination/retaliation/bullying formal complaints or informal concerns;
Receives and coordinates worker's compensation claims;
Oversees risk management compliance;
Aids offices with recruitment needs (e.g., creating/editing job announcements, posting job announcements online, creating/editing interview questions, etc.);
Aids offices with performance management and disciplinary needs (e.g., creating/editing employee performance reviews, consultation/advice related to employee performance management and disciplinary concerns, etc.);
Produces all required monthly, quarterly and annual reports (required for various state and federal entities);
Produces year-end individual tax information for employees; and,
Assists employees with HR questions/needs during all phases of employment.
Risser Justice Center 17 W. Main Street, Suite 402 Madison, WI 53707
Amanda Jorgenson, HR Manager Mark Kaeppel, Deputy HR Manager Heidi Sarnow, Payroll Officer Lisa Maffet, Payroll Officer Joye Monroe, Assistant