No. 675 (1974).

72 Wis.2d 46 (1976)

240 N.W.2d 128

SWISS COLONY, INC., and another, Appellants, v. DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY, LABOR & HUMAN RELATIONS, and another, Respondents.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided April 7, 1976.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellant there was a brief by Axley, Brynelson, Herrick & Gehl of Madison, and oral argument by Griffin G. Dorschel.

For the Department of Industry, Labor & Human Relations the cause was argued by Gordon Samuelsen, assistant attorney general, with whom on the brief was Bronson C. La Follette, attorney general, concurred in by William J. Schmitz for respondent, Etha Schillinger, and oral argument by Mr. Schmitz.


The respondent Etha Schillinger received a workmen's compensation award for mental injury arising out of her employment by the appellant, the Swiss Colony, Inc. We affirm that award, which was sustained by the circuit court.

In 1955, Etha Schillinger commenced work for Swiss Colony, a mail-order cheese company located in Monroe, Wisconsin. She became the purchasing agent for this fast-growing company in 1961. This job subjected her

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