Earlier this month, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce blocked the release of the names of businesses where there have been confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks. WMC argues that releasing the names of affected businesses would essentially blacklist them.
On this episode of Transparency Talk, Producer Jonah Chester and Tom Kamenick — President and Founder of the Wisconsin Transparency Project — break down the details surrounding the case.
A quick note — this conversation is not intended to be specific legal advice, but rather a discussion of general legal issues. WORT cannot guarantee that the information provided is appropriate for each person’s unique circumstances. If you have difficulty with open records or open government, seek an attorney’s assistance.
(Photo c/o the Wisconsin Transparency Project)