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

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • July 23 2014

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

Minnesota law on genetic testing

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • July 21 2014

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

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

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • 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

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

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • 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

What is the Supreme Court’s decision in Harris v. Quinn really about?

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • July 9 2014

In Harris v. Quinn, the Supreme Court issued a narrow ruling about whether a specific kind of partial-public employees in Illinois can be required to

MCDC initiative: self-reporting for continuing disclosure misstatements

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • July 9 2014

On March 10, 2014 the Enforcement Division (the "Division") of the SEC (the "Commission") introduced its Municipalities Continuing Disclosure

A quick primer on the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby case

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • July 7 2014

On the last day of its term, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., No. 13-354 (June 30, 2014) - a highly

Does failing to remove a former employee from a company website constitute unlawful appropriation?

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

A recent decision from the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota clarified that an employer's failure to remove a former employee from a

How the NLRB is like Charlie Brown

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • June 30 2014

If the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was a character in Peanuts, it would be Charlie Brown - "the lovable loser in the zig-zag t-shirt

Can an employee who receives all of his or her FMLA leave bring an FMLA interference claim?

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • June 26 2014

No - a recent decision from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals once again confirms that an employee who receives all of the FMLA leave to which he or