The HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law

Employers don’t have to tolerate intoxicated employees. That’s willful misconduct that bars receiving unemployment benefits.

{ 0 comments }

As health insurance policies begin to include more coverage for sex reassignment surgery and treatment, some employees are suing for past noncoverage. But, unless it was the employee who was denied coverage, the court won’t allow the suit.

{ 0 comments }

Companies in rural Minnesota have had to take drastic steps to lure workers to their doors.

{ 0 comments }

Under the recently passed Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance, starting July 1, 2017, employers must allow employees to accrue up to 48 hours of “sick and safe time” each year.

{ 0 comments }

A federal court has rejected an employer’s claim that by emailing a series of documents to herself before quitting, a former employee committed theft.

{ 0 comments }

Employers that exercise patience and remain flexible over the long term are best positioned to win an ADA failure-to-accommodate lawsuit filed by a disabled employee.

{ 0 comments }

As soon as you hear a supervisor complain that an employee isn’t performing well, start keeping detailed records of your efforts to investigate.

{ 0 comments }

A Minnesota appeals court has given the go-ahead for an age discrimination lawsuit filed by three police officers against the city of Richfield to proceed to trial.

{ 1 comment }

Merely being obese is not a disability under the ADA, a panel of the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.

{ 0 comments }

A group of Somali school bus drivers in Minneapolis claim they were fired after they started a group to discuss discrimination and working conditions.

{ 0 comments }

Page 3 of 109« First...234...102030...Last »