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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. Lessons from the Jesse Ventura defamation trial

    USA - August 7 2014

    The recent Jesse Ventura defamation trial illustrates how a few key pieces of evidence can determine the outcome in a jury trial. In the case

  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. Recent executive orders address sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination and require disclosure of labor law violations

    USA - August 11 2014

    President Obama recently signed two Executive Orders that prohibit federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or

  4. Minnesota Supreme Court rejects Twombly and Iqbal pleading standards

    USA - August 13 2014

    The Minnesota Supreme Court recently rejected the federal pleading standards of Twombly and Iqbal, holding that claims need not be factually

  5. What constitutes an undue hardship under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

    USA - December 19 2012

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) generally requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability unless the employer can demonstrate that the accommodation would impose an undue hardship

  1. Employee assistance records don’t peek

    USA - August 27 2014

    Occasionally employees will experience difficult times in their personal or work life. Many employers have available an employee assistance program

  2. Is continued employment sufficient consideration for an arbitration agreement?

    USA - August 25 2014

    Yes - in Minnesota, continued employment is sufficient consideration to support a mandatory arbitration agreement between an employer and employee

  3. TGFR: thank goodness for removal

    USA - August 20 2014

    The Minnesota Supreme Court's recent rejection of federal pleading standards reaffirms the value that federal removal has for employers. Here's what

  4. Will there be a Women’s Economic Security Act 2.0?

    USA - August 18 2014

    It's possible that during the next legislative session, the Minnesota Legislature will pass additional provisions to expand on the Women's Economic

  5. Supreme Court rules on computer software patent claims

    USA - August 15 2014

    A recent decision of the United States Supreme Court may make it more difficult for inventors to obtain patents on computer software. Patent