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Labor & Employment Law E-News

Volume 26 | Issue 2

 

 

Articles

Age Discrimination in Employment Act –

  • Employer Summary Judgment affirmed
  • Summary Judgment Denied
  • Punitive Damages
  • Motion to Dismiss ADEA Claim Denied
  • Disparate Impact Claim Dismissed; not alleged in charge
    Read more...

 

Federal Labor Management –

  • Board Decisions Involving Region 19 Unfair Labor Practice Complaints
  • Regional Director Decisions Involving Representation Issues
    Read more...

 

Title VII Update –

  • Eighth Circuit Affirms Sex Discrimination Verdict Including $100k for Emotional Anguish
    Read more...

 

Family and Medical Leave Act –

  • Eighth Circuit Clarifies Pleading or Description of Interference Claims
  • FMLA 20th Anniversary
    Read more...

 

Fair Labor Standards Act –

  • Arbitration Agreement with FLSA Class-Action Waiver Enforceable
  • Eighth Circuit Reviews Statutorily Protected Complaints Under the FLSA Anti-Retaliation Provision
  • Court Holds “Handyman” Company Not Subject to the FLSA
  • Changing of Workweek Does Not Violate the FLSA
    Read more...

 

Disability Discrimination –

  • ADA and MHRA Do Not Prohibit Firing Employee Feared to Have “Swine Flu”
  • Allowing Work Outside of Job Description Calls Essential Functions into Question
    Read more...

 

Minnesota Tort & Contract Cases –

  • Further Clarification to the Increasingly Popular Minn. Stat. § 181.64
  • Tortious Interference with Prospective Advantage Confirmed Valid Tort Claim
  • Changes in Compensation Without Bargaining May Invalidate Non-Compete
  • Court Refuses to Enforce Garden Leave/Notice Provision But Enforces Non-Compete
  • Legislation Introduced to Prohibit Non-Competes in Minnesota
    Read more...

 

New Minnesota Laws 2013

  • Whistleblower Amendment
  • Sick Leave Expansion
  • Ban the Box
  • Same-sex Marriage; Religious Exemption to MHRA
  • Disability Discrimination: Service Animals
  • Wage Payment Statute Amendment
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Laws Which Did Not Pass But May Be Reconsidered in 2014
    • House File 92 and Senate File 3
    • House File 506

Read more...

 

Public Sector –

  • Review of MSB Decision
  • City of Duluth Retirement Adjustments
  • Leave to Serve as Official Exclusive Representative
    Read more...

 

State Discrimination Cases –

  • Pregnancy Discrimination – Similarly Situated Individuals
  • Age Discrimination – Evidence of Pretext
  • Short Term Impairment Not a Disability under the MHRA
  • Timeliness of State Filing
    Read more...

 

Unemployment Compensation –

  • Personal Care Assistants Who Provide Direct Care to Immediate Family Members Are Eligible for Unemployment Benefits
  • After-Hours Offensive Phone Calls to a Subordinate Constituted Employment Misconduct
  • No Misconduct Where Employee Performed Job to the Best of His Ability
    Read more...

 

 

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April 16, 2014

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June 9, 2014
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