No. 75-446.

80 Wis.2d 435 (1977)

259 N.W.2d 114

SUSSMANN, d/b/a Wilhelm Sussmann & Company, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. GLEISNER, Defendant-Appellant and Third-Party Plaintiff: DEL MONTE CORPORATION, Third-Party Defendant-Respondent.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided November 1, 1977.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellant the cause was submitted on the briefs of James R. Mattison and Becker, Kinnel, Doucette & Mattison of Milwaukee.

For the respondent the cause was submitted on the brief of Weidner, Lemke & Cady of Milwaukee.

For the third-party defendant-respondent the cause was submitted on the brief of James R. Clark and Foley & Lardner of Milwaukee.


The controlling issue is whether Gleisner's claim against the Del Monte Corporation, his former employer, is an action to recover unpaid salary, wages or other compensation for personal services, and is barred by sec. 893.21(5), Stats., a two-year statute of limitations. The trial court, in a well-reasoned opinion, concluded that it was. We agree.

Norbert J. Gleisner worked for Del Monte Corporation, or one of its subsidiaries, from 1958 through...

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