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Briggs and Morgan


  1. USA

    1. Minneapolis MN

      2200 IDS Centre, 80 South 8th Street, Minneapolis MN 55402, USA T 1 612 977 8400 F 1 612 334 8650
  1. “I want my Weingarten rights” how is the employer to respond?

    USA - March 4 2014

    Let's say you are conducting a disciplinary investigation and have called in the employee at issue who, before you say anything, states "I want my

  2. What is “just cause” termination?

    USA - November 6 2013

    There are a lot of loose terms in the world of employment law. Terms such as "at-will", "contract", "progressive discipline" and other common terms

  3. How does severance pay affect eligibility for unemployment benefits?

    USA - April 5 2013

    Receipt of severance pay will typically either delay an applicant's eligibility for unemployment benefits or will reduce the amount of benefits they

  4. Are websites operated by public accommodations subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

    USA - January 9 2014

    Courts are currently split about the extent to which private websites are subject to the accessibility requirements of Title III of the Americans

  5. The Faragher-Ellerth affirmative defense

    USA - January 3 2012

    The Faragher Ellerth affirmative defense is a valuable tool that can help employers avoid liability for alleged unlawful harassment

  1. Minnesota minimum wage increase becomes law

    USA - April 15 2014

    On April 14, 2014, Governor Dayton signed a bill that will raise Minnesota's minimum wage beginning in August of 2014. See H.F. 2091. Here's what

  2. Can employers tell employees to “be nice” to each other?

    USA - April 14 2014

    "Be Nice" is acceptable in the sand box, but perhaps not in an employer handbook, according to a recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling

  3. Ban the box guidance for multi-state employers

    USA - April 9 2014

    A recent frequently-asked-questions (FAQ) from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights provides useful guidance for multi-state employers concerning

  4. Supreme Court holds that severance payments are taxable wages

    USA - April 7 2014

    In a recent case, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether severance payments made to employees who were involuntarily terminated as

  5. EEOC challenging national pharmacy over terms of severance agreements

    USA - March 31 2014

    On February 7, 2014, the EEOC filed suit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago against the large