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Is unemployment an employee right?

If you have been let go or fired from a job in Minnesota, you may be wondering if receiving unemployment benefits is considered an employee right. Employee rights are legally protected obligations which employers cannot refuse to provide to their workers. In Minnesota, unemployment is not considered a right in many situations.

Is unemployment an employee right?

If you have been let go or fired from a job in Minnesota, you may be wondering if receiving unemployment benefits is considered an employee right. Employee rights are legally protected obligations which employers cannot refuse to provide to their workers. In Minnesota, unemployment is not considered a right in many situations.

Basics of FMLA

The Family and Medical Leave Act was enacted by Congress to help ensure that workers were able to maintain their employment despite facing medical or family emergencies, which are an all too common part of life. At Neaton & Puklich, P.L.L.P., our staff knows that sometimes employers do not properly handle FMLA requests, or they may make inappropriate moves to punish workers who use the law to their benefit. Therefore it is important for all workers to know the basics of the law and how it may protect them in case of a family or medical emergency.

Basics of FMLA

The Family and Medical Leave Act was enacted by Congress to help ensure that workers were able to maintain their employment despite facing medical or family emergencies, which are an all too common part of life. At Neaton & Puklich, P.L.L.P., our staff knows that sometimes employers do not properly handle FMLA requests, or they may make inappropriate moves to punish workers who use the law to their benefit. Therefore it is important for all workers to know the basics of the law and how it may protect them in case of a family or medical emergency.

What can I do if have unsafe work conditions?

If you believe that you are being asked to work in unsafe conditions by your employer, you may wonder what you can do to resolve the situation without potentially affecting your employment.  In Minnesota, you have the right to bring these unsafe conditions to the attention of your employer without fear of an unjust retaliation.

What can I do if have unsafe work conditions?

If you believe that you are being asked to work in unsafe conditions by your employer, you may wonder what you can do to resolve the situation without potentially affecting your employment.  In Minnesota, you have the right to bring these unsafe conditions to the attention of your employer without fear of an unjust retaliation.

Minnesota employers must provide some breaks for employees

While many states rely solely on the federal rules dictating employee breaks, Minnesota has its own state laws that go above and beyond federal law to provide workers with more opportunities for rest during their workdays. While it may not seem like much, it is more protection than many other states offer their workers.

Minnesota employers must provide some breaks for employees

While many states rely solely on the federal rules dictating employee breaks, Minnesota has its own state laws that go above and beyond federal law to provide workers with more opportunities for rest during their workdays. While it may not seem like much, it is more protection than many other states offer their workers.

Airport workers strike for better wages

According to CBS Minnesota, some Twin Cities airport employees chose to utilize a hunger strike in order to negotiate higher wages from their employer this Thanksgiving holiday. Employees in various departments were involved in the strike, including luggage handlers, wheelchair agents and airplane cleaners. The strike lasted 24 hours.

Airport workers strike for better wages

According to CBS Minnesota, some Twin Cities airport employees chose to utilize a hunger strike in order to negotiate higher wages from their employer this Thanksgiving holiday. Employees in various departments were involved in the strike, including luggage handlers, wheelchair agents and airplane cleaners. The strike lasted 24 hours.