Interesting article about a Swedish city’s trial adoption of a six-hour work week: In Sweden, an Experiment Turns Shorter Workdays Into Bigger Gains
Beth will be a panelist speaking at the upcoming Eighth Circuit NELA Conference April 15-16 in Kansas City on the topic, “Turning the Tables on Common Employer Counterclaims.”
This is a helpful article on networking tips to land a new job: http://www.aarp.org/aarp-foundation/our-work/income/back-to-work-50-plus/smart-strategies-for-50-plus-jobseekers/info-2015/networking.html
Polaris announced layoffs of 100 employees today. More information can be found in this newspaper article.
When you are given the choice of resigning or being fired, you need to ask yourself, “What’s in it for me if I voluntarily resign?” In general, resigning from a job makes you ineligible for unemployment benefits. This loss can be significant. In Minnesota, unemployment benefits can be up to 26 weeks and depending on […]
Yes, but your unemployment benefits may be delayed. In a published opinion from the Minnesota Court of Appeals filed today, Menyweather v. Dept. of Employment and Economic Development, File. No. 33318420-3 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 7, 2015), the Court affirmed the language of Minn. Stat. 268.085, subd. 3(b): Payments under this paragraph are applied to […]
Twitter has announced that it let go of 8% of its workforce and offers severance packages to affected employees. More information can be found here: Twitter layoff reactions
On Monday, Imation announced a mass layoff on Monday with employment ending between November 30th and December 14th. More information can be found in this newspaper article.
Before you agree to resign or settle your workers compensation claim, we recommend you talk to an employment law attorney first. While your employer may present you with an offer to settle your workers compensation claims, the agreement you are presented will often include also settling any employment law claims. These are claims are in […]
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently found that a decision-makers age related comments could be evidence of age discrimination: “Viewing the evidence in the light most favorable to Thomas, we also conclude that the age-related comments that Hagen made in the workplace were sufficiently related to Thomas and to the decisional process to constitute […]