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.