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Employee assistance records don’t peek

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • August 27 2014

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

Is continued employment sufficient consideration for an arbitration agreement?

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • August 25 2014

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

TGFR: thank goodness for removal

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • 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

Supreme Court rules on computer software patent claims

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • 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

Minnesota Supreme Court rejects Twombly and Iqbal pleading standards

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • August 13 2014

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

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

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

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

Lessons from the Jesse Ventura defamation trial

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • 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

NLRB targets McDonald’s and seeks to change the NLRA’s joint employer standard

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2014

On July 29, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of General Counsel issued a press release suggesting that it would seek to pursue

Franchise, antitrust, distribution and dealer newsletter- Summer 2014

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2014

Franchisors are accustomed to dealing with certain legal issues while interacting with their franchisees. However, franchisors also face claims by