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Understanding workers’ compensation retaliation in Minnesota

If you have been injured at work, odds are that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. At Neaton & Puklich, P.L.L.P., we have unfortunately witnessed what can happen when an employer tries to keep a worker from applying for those benefits. Such actions are not only unprofessional, but they are also illegal.

Understanding workers’ compensation retaliation in Minnesota

If you have been injured at work, odds are that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. At Neaton & Puklich, P.L.L.P., we have unfortunately witnessed what can happen when an employer tries to keep a worker from applying for those benefits. Such actions are not only unprofessional, but they are also illegal.

What should be included in a non-compete contract?

Whether you are a business owner looking to protect your interests or a prospective new employee, you should know what to expect when looking at a non-compete agreement. The National Law Review states that employers can benefit from the documents in the following ways: 

What should be included in a non-compete contract?

Whether you are a business owner looking to protect your interests or a prospective new employee, you should know what to expect when looking at a non-compete agreement. The National Law Review states that employers can benefit from the documents in the following ways: 

Understanding workplace discrimination in Minnesota

Workers in the state of Minnesota are granted certain protections under state and federal laws. Beyond just assurances of fair wages and reasonable work hours, people are also safeguarded from harassment and discrimination in the workplace. In order to ensure that their rights are not infringed upon, it behooves employees to understand what constitutes employment discrimination.

Understanding workplace discrimination in Minnesota

Workers in the state of Minnesota are granted certain protections under state and federal laws. Beyond just assurances of fair wages and reasonable work hours, people are also safeguarded from harassment and discrimination in the workplace. In order to ensure that their rights are not infringed upon, it behooves employees to understand what constitutes employment discrimination.

What is considered breach of an employment contract?

Although they are not required, some Minnesota employers choose to have employment agreements. In general, these are legally binding agreements between an employer and an employee regarding the terms of employment. As is the case with all legal contracts, employers and employees must both adhere to the terms of these contracts. Should an employer violate the terms, the employee may have grounds for legal recourse.

What is considered breach of an employment contract?

Although they are not required, some Minnesota employers choose to have employment agreements. In general, these are legally binding agreements between an employer and an employee regarding the terms of employment. As is the case with all legal contracts, employers and employees must both adhere to the terms of these contracts. Should an employer violate the terms, the employee may have grounds for legal recourse.

Arguments say new law could increase harassment at work

Employees in Minnesota can be subject to a variety of inequities in the workforce despite clear laws designed to protect the civil rights of all workers. From sexual harassment to wrongful termination, the potential issues are endless at times. All people who work in Minnesota should be educated about what their employers are legally required to provide for them.

Arguments say new law could increase harassment at work

Employees in Minnesota can be subject to a variety of inequities in the workforce despite clear laws designed to protect the civil rights of all workers. From sexual harassment to wrongful termination, the potential issues are endless at times. All people who work in Minnesota should be educated about what their employers are legally required to provide for them.