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Protests, Petitions and Employment: Retail Workers Call For Black Friday Reprieve

Two giant Minnesota-based retailers – Target and Best Buy – face a groundswell of protest and online petitions from their own employees who are objecting at having to work on Thanksgiving and the early morning hours of “Black Friday.”  These … Continue reading

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The Penn State Sex Scandal and You: Are You a Mandated Reporter?

Recent allegations that Jerry Sandusky, a famous assistant football coach at Penn State University who worked under “Legendary” Head Coach Joe Paterno for years has been charged with numerous counts of sexually abusing young boys on and off the Penn … Continue reading

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He Said / She Said: More lessons from Herman Cain

A fourth woman has come forward and publicly accused GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexually inappropriate conduct that allegedly took place in July 1997 while he was president/CEO of the National Restaurant Association (NRA).  Sharon Bialek, a former employee of a foundation associated … Continue reading

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Herman Cain and Sex Harassment

The media has been abuzz about the sex harassment allegations made against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain while he was head of the National Restaurant Association back in the late 1990’s.  Reports now say that one of the women who … Continue reading

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Job Protections Are Sometimes Hard to Come By

Four secuirty guards who were employed by the City of Minneapolis recently won a lawsuit against the City in which they argued they could not be fired under a 1903 law designed to prevent political patronage in city employment.  In … Continue reading

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What does an employee have to do to garner the protections of Minnesota’s Parenting Leave Act?

That is the question the Minnesota Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on November 1, 2011.  At issue in the case is whether the plaintiff, Ms. Hansen, sufficiently put her employer on notice that she was requesting leave under Minnesota’s Parental … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Minnesota Employment Law blog!  I am an attorney in Minneapolis who represents employees in their claims of workplace discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, failure to pay wages and commissions, and whistleblower violations. I also regularly represent employees in … Continue reading

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Resources Looking for additional resources to help you determine if you have a case or not sure if you’re ready to contact an attorney? Please use the resources we have provided below to answer any additional questions you may have. … Continue reading

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Interview our Lawyers   We understand that choosing the right lawyer can be a tough decision. Our experienced team of attorneys will work with you to determine if you have a case and assist you with pursuing the best course … Continue reading

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