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Briggs and Morgan

Offices

  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. Can managers scream, curse, and act like jerks towards employees?

    USA - July 16 2014

    Yes - it may be unwise, but it's generally not unlawful for a manager to scream, curse, or otherwise act like a jerk towards an employee. A recent

  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. Is Minnesota a “Right to Work” state?

    USA - December 14 2012

    All the national media attention given the passage in Michigan of a “Right to Work law” may raise the question, is Minnesota a Right to Work state?

  4. Don’t forget! The Minnesota minimum wage is going to increase on August 1, 2014

    USA - July 14 2014

    The minimum wage in Minnesota is about to increase. Effective August 1, 2014, "large employers" - whose gross annual volume of sales made or business

  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. Breaks for nursing mothers under Minnesota law

    USA - July 30 2014

    The Women's Economic Security Act recently amended Minnesota's employment law requirements for nursing mothers. See Minn. Stat. 181.939

  2. Six things employers should know about the economy in Minnesota

    USA - July 28 2014

    Here are six quick facts about the economy in Minnesota and where it may be headed: Minnesota was recently named the 8th best state for business by

  3. Can an employer fire an employee for punching a belligerent shoplifter?

    USA - July 23 2014

    Yes - a federal court in Maryland recently rejected the argument that termination of an employee for punching an aggressive shoplifter violates

  4. Minnesota law on genetic testing

    USA - July 21 2014

    In 2008, Congress enacted the Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), which prohibits genetic information discrimination in employment

  5. Can managers scream, curse, and act like jerks towards employees?

    USA - July 16 2014

    Yes - it may be unwise, but it's generally not unlawful for a manager to scream, curse, or otherwise act like a jerk towards an employee. A recent