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September 2013 Archives

Actress claims show co-star had her fired, threatens to sue

Whether based out of an at-will termination state, such as Minnesota, or a state that has different employment termination requirements, television production companies, and other talent related employers, often have a bit more leeway for creative purposes. That being said, however, if an actor, or any worker is fired out of retaliation or for some other illegal reason, such as discrimination, they may have grounds for legal action.

Actress claims show co-star had her fired, threatens to sue

Whether based out of an at-will termination state, such as Minnesota, or a state that has different employment termination requirements, television production companies, and other talent related employers, often have a bit more leeway for creative purposes. That being said, however, if an actor, or any worker is fired out of retaliation or for some other illegal reason, such as discrimination, they may have grounds for legal action.

Rights of domestic workers at the center of new legislation

As the economy struggles to rebound in Minnesota and throughout the rest of the country, many Americans are turning to domestic work in order to pay the bills and put food on the table. These workers may be highly qualified to perform their jobs but may not be given basic employment rights because employment law in most states does not address the rights and benefits that should be given to domestic workers. These workers may be taken advantage of and may work harder than most for lower wages simply because they feel they have no option under the law.

Rights of domestic workers at the center of new legislation

As the economy struggles to rebound in Minnesota and throughout the rest of the country, many Americans are turning to domestic work in order to pay the bills and put food on the table. These workers may be highly qualified to perform their jobs but may not be given basic employment rights because employment law in most states does not address the rights and benefits that should be given to domestic workers. These workers may be taken advantage of and may work harder than most for lower wages simply because they feel they have no option under the law.

Protesters fear retaliation when fighting for higher wages

If an employee or a group of employees feel they are treated unfairly by the company they work for, they have the option to organize together and strike against the company. Some will form or join official groups that fight for better employee rights in accordance with employment law in Minnesota. Although companies typically don’t retaliate against their employees for striking, some workers fear the process of organizing and protesting because of the consequences from the company.

Protesters fear retaliation when fighting for higher wages

If an employee or a group of employees feel they are treated unfairly by the company they work for, they have the option to organize together and strike against the company. Some will form or join official groups that fight for better employee rights in accordance with employment law in Minnesota. Although companies typically don’t retaliate against their employees for striking, some workers fear the process of organizing and protesting because of the consequences from the company.

Minnesota Supreme Court reverses sexual harassment decision

Most employees work hard to impress their boss. They work hard for better job reviews, higher salaries and more preferential treatment. There are times when a boss or employer in Minnesota may take a friendly relationship too far and make an employee feel uncomfortable with the way they talk or act around them. If the employee feels they are in a situation that involves sexual harassment, they may fear telling their story without the necessary proof to back up their claim. Many feel if they tell their story, they will lose their job or be ostracized in the workplace.

Minnesota Supreme Court reverses sexual harassment decision

Most employees work hard to impress their boss. They work hard for better job reviews, higher salaries and more preferential treatment. There are times when a boss or employer in Minnesota may take a friendly relationship too far and make an employee feel uncomfortable with the way they talk or act around them. If the employee feels they are in a situation that involves sexual harassment, they may fear telling their story without the necessary proof to back up their claim. Many feel if they tell their story, they will lose their job or be ostracized in the workplace.