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What is harassment?

Both Federal and State courts have adopted evolving definitions of what amounts to harassment in violation of civil rights and employment laws. Based on a series of decisions by the United States Supreme Court, the general understanding of harassment… Read More

Resurrection of whistleblower protection

On May 24, 2013, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed into law transformative amendments that provide more protection for whistleblowers. This is an exceptional development at a time when whistleblowers are increasingly under attack. In fact, Presid… Read More

Minnesota restores substance to key employment law

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton recently signed into law amendments to the Minnesota Payment of Wages Act to confirm that the statute enables employees to recover unpaid compensation – as well as statutory penalties, attorney’s fees, and litigatio… Read More