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Briggs and Morgan

When are reasonable accommodations not required for a disabled employee?

USA - May 7 2015 Sometimes, the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) does not require an employer to provide a reasonable accommodation to an employee. The most

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

Franchise, antitrust, distribution and dealer newsletter - Spring 2015

USA - May 12 2015 A number of statutes across at least 31 states constrain a manufacturer’s ability to “substantially change the competitive circumstances” of the

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

5 things employers should know about the labor market in Minnesota

USA - May 12 2015 Here are 5 things employers should know about the current labor market in Minnesota: The unemployment rate in the State of Minnesota as of March 2015

Is a blanket savings clause sufficient to protect an employer’s policies under the NLRA?

USA - May 20 2015 Probably not - in a recent case, an administrative law judge (ALJ) for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rejected an employer's argument that

If an employee reports harassment to her supervisor, but no one else, is the FaragherEllerth defense still available?

USA - May 18 2015 Potentially a recent case shows that the FaragherEllerth defense may still be viable if the employee reports alleged harassment to her supervisor

Is continued employment sufficient consideration for a noncompete agreement in Wisconsin?

USA - May 14 2015 Yes, the Wisconsin Supreme Court recently held that continued at-will employment is sufficient consideration for a noncompete agreement. In

5 things employers should know about the labor market in Minnesota

USA - May 12 2015 Here are 5 things employers should know about the current labor market in Minnesota: The unemployment rate in the State of Minnesota as of March 2015

Franchise, antitrust, distribution and dealer newsletter - Spring 2015

USA - May 12 2015 A number of statutes across at least 31 states constrain a manufacturer’s ability to “substantially change the competitive circumstances” of the