Beth awarded Karla Wahl Dedicated Advocacy Award

Congratulations to our founder, Beth Bertelson, who was awarded this year’s Karla Wahl Dedicated Advocacy Award from the Minnesota chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association.     Huge congrats to Beth Bertelson @bertelsonlaw, the @minnesotanela 2016 Karla Wahl honoree! pic.twitter.com/AweGGVjeIC — Minnesota NELA (@MinnesotaNela) May 24, 2016

Can I get unemployment benefits if I receive severance pay?

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 […]

Good Reminders On What Not To Do If You’re Fired

Workplace Fairness, www.workplacefairness.org, is a great resource for information about employment laws, job rights, and employment issues. The following is taken from the website and is a good reminder of what to do when your employer tells you your employment is being terminated: Don’t burn your bridges Anger is a natural response when you lose […]