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Man claims he was fired because of brain tumor, sues employer

When a person in Chaska, or elsewhere, develops a debilitating medical condition, it can be difficult for them to continue to work. Under normal circumstances poor attendance may be grounds for an employer to fire a worker, but when that worker has a medical condition, it could be considered a disability, which would protect them from being terminated.

Man claims he was fired because of brain tumor, sues employer

When a person in Chaska, or elsewhere, develops a debilitating medical condition, it can be difficult for them to continue to work. Under normal circumstances poor attendance may be grounds for an employer to fire a worker, but when that worker has a medical condition, it could be considered a disability, which would protect them from being terminated.

Minnesota woman fired for appearing in Playboy sues employer

Readers in Chaska are likely aware that there are employment laws in place at both the federal and state levels to protect workers. In addition to other safeguards and rights, these laws prevent employers from firing employees based on some type of prejudice. For the most part, as long as the activities are legal, a worker cannot be held accountable at work for what they do on their personal time. When an employee is fired because of an issue not related to their job, they may choose to take legal action, both to prevent their employer from violating the rights of future workers, but also to seek financial compensation.

Minnesota woman fired for appearing in Playboy sues employer

Readers in Chaska are likely aware that there are employment laws in place at both the federal and state levels to protect workers. In addition to other safeguards and rights, these laws prevent employers from firing employees based on some type of prejudice. For the most part, as long as the activities are legal, a worker cannot be held accountable at work for what they do on their personal time. When an employee is fired because of an issue not related to their job, they may choose to take legal action, both to prevent their employer from violating the rights of future workers, but also to seek financial compensation.

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.

An aging workforce may face discrimination in Minnesota

Minnesota employees, along with workers all across the country, are protected under the law from a number of illegal discriminatory practices. Companies are not allowed to deny or terminate employment based solely on factors like a worker's race, gender, disability or a number of other characteristics. Age is one such quality that cannot be used to determine an older person's competency or desirability as a current or prospective employee. However, age discrimination in the workplace may be on the rise in the U.S., reinforcing the need for employment law guidelines to protect older employees.

An aging workforce may face discrimination in Minnesota

Minnesota employees, along with workers all across the country, are protected under the law from a number of illegal discriminatory practices. Companies are not allowed to deny or terminate employment based solely on factors like a worker's race, gender, disability or a number of other characteristics. Age is one such quality that cannot be used to determine an older person's competency or desirability as a current or prospective employee. However, age discrimination in the workplace may be on the rise in the U.S., reinforcing the need for employment law guidelines to protect older employees.

Growing pains as Minnesota's workforce diversifies

According to a recent statistic from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, complaints of workplace discrimination based on national origin rose by 76 percent from 1997 to 2011 in Minnesota and across the country.

Growing pains as Minnesota's workforce diversifies

According to a recent statistic from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, complaints of workplace discrimination based on national origin rose by 76 percent from 1997 to 2011 in Minnesota and across the country.