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Ogletree Deakins | USA | 16 Apr 2019

Minnesota Supreme Court Expands and Contracts Human Rights Act Coverage in Two Decisions on Disability Discrimination

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently issued two decisions affecting employers in the state. In one, the high court overruled a 30-year-old precedent

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Epstein Becker Green | USA | 4 Oct 2018

Group Health Plans Cannot Categorically Exclude Coverage for Gender Dysphoria, Say Two More Federal Courts

Employers and health plans should be aware that two recent federal decisions have recognized that the non-discrimination provision in the Affordable

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Stinson LLP | USA | 10 Jul 2015

Is a disability lawsuit coming to your property?

If you own or lease commercial property in Minnesota, you may be at risk of being named in a series of lawsuits targeting Minnesota business owners

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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 2 Jun 2015

Multiple DWI convictions don’t create a “record of” alcoholism under ADA; driving restrictions don’t support “regarded as” claim

A Minnesota resident lost his bid to show that state laws and rules under which he lost driving privileges due to several driving-while-impaired (DWI)

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Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd | USA | 17 Mar 2014

Prohibition of employment discrimination based on status as a family caregiver

H.F. 2300 would add an additional protected class to the Minnesota Human Rights Act. The Minnesota Human Rights Act already prohibits employment

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Briggs and Morgan | USA | 12 Nov 2012

U.S. Aorney’s Office announces review of restaurants under the Americans with Disabilities Act

On November 7, 2012, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota issued a press release announcing that it would review approximately 12 restaurants to determine whether they are in compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for places of public accommodation.

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Briggs and Morgan | USA | 29 May 2012

Can employers require employees to provide medical information regarding disabilities?

A recent case from the Minnesota Court of Appeals noted a significant difference between the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA).

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Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd | USA | 20 Jun 2011

Possible implications of a state government shutdown

There is one thing I know for sure: If you have camping reservations at a state park over the Fourth of July, you should make other plans.

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Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | USA | 8 Dec 2010

Can an employer wrongfully “hire” someone? A recent case highlights potential pitfalls of the hiring process

A federal jury recently awarded a former Seagate Technology engineer $1.9 million on his claim that he was wrongfully "hired" by the company.

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Stinson LLP | USA | 30 Sep 2010

Calling all veterans - Minnesota Department of Transportation incorporates veterans’ preference for state-funded construction programs

With today's high operations tempo, thousands of Minnesota service members have been called to duty overseas, gaining accolades from Governor Tim Pawlenty, who said that "the Minnesota spirit of service is one of the things that makes our state so special."

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